Genetically modified variety of corn could be cultivated in India shortly

The U.S. DowDuPont Inc, world’s second-largest chemical producing company, will conduct final field trial of genetically modified (GM) variety of corn in India once the regulatory system is ready to permit commercial cultivation of such food crops. India has so far permitted commercial cultivation of BT cotton and has imposed  a moratorium on Bt Brinjal. The […]

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New report on genetically engineered crops finds them safe for humans, but has issues with yields

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A big new report on genetically engineered (GE) crops in the United States has found them to be safe for human consumption, but said there was no sign they had changed the rate of increase in yields. The exhaustive report by the National Academies of Science found that GE crops have not caused incrases in […]

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