Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the U.S. — the first sixteen years

Charles M Benbrook Correspondence: Charles M Benbrook cbenbrook@wsu.edu Author affiliations Citations Environmental Sciences Europe 2012, 24:24 doi:10.1186/2190-4715-24-24 Published: 28 September 2012 Abstract (provisional) Background Genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant and insect-resistant crops have been remarkable commercial…
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Vidarbha’s tryst with Bt Cotton

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/ldOqQmHGPlK2asIy0SQY4I/Vidarbhas-tryst-with-Bt-Cotton.html While yields, profits increased initially, rise in input costs, non-remunerative prices have reduced earnings Pramit Bhattacharya  First Published: Tue, Oct 02 2012. 10 09 PM IST In Maharashtra, the…
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Cotton brings doom to tribal farmers

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/agriculture/article3666980.ece?homepage=true S. Harpal Singh Share  ·   Comment   ·   print   ·   T+ The Hindu A Gond farmer tills a piece of unfit rocky land on Talamadugu hills in Adilabad district. Photo: S. Harpal Singh Desperation seems to have…
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