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Viewpoint: GM cotton failed India's farmers? Another study says yes, but relies on false assumptions and misinterpreted data

Viewpoint: GM cotton failed India’s farmers? Another study says yes, but relies on false assumptions and misinterpreted data

Insect-resistant Bt cotton has been the subject of controversial debates for many years. Bt cotton is one of the few ...
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GM insect-resistant Bt cotton boosted India’s crop yields? Activist study says no, but crop biotech experts say yes

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Was the introduction of transgenic (GMO) cotton seeds to India in 2002 the beginning of the renaissance of the country's ...
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United Nations FAO biotech expert panel: CRISPR gene editing can ‘transform’ agricultural production

UN Food and Agriculture Organization | 
CRISPR gene editing has a pivotal role to play in the fight against global food insecurity,  a panel of US ...
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GMO Bt cotton saves Pakistani farmers estimated $7 million on pesticide-related health care costs, study shows

Public Library of Science | 
Despite substantial research on the economic effects of transgenic insect-resistant Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton, there is still limited work on ...
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GMO meta-study: Pesticide use down 37%, yields up 22%, profits rise 68%

PLOS ONE | 
A meta-study published this week in PLOS ONE—A Meta-Analysis of the Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops--crunched data from 147 studies ...

Pakistan: Yields on Bt cotton 20 percent higher despite lower pesticide use

Researchers in Pakistan published a study that showed that Bt cotton, which is genetically modified to produce a protein that ...
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