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Why there is so much fuss over BT Brinjal?

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Asked by Uncommon Freind, 31 Jan '10 03:22 pm
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This case discusses the introduction of bt brinjal in india in the backdrop of the controversy surrounding genetically modified (gm) crops in india. monsanto holdings p ltd, a us based multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation that promoted gm crops in india through mahyco-monsanto biotech (a 50:50 joint venture between monsanto and maharashtra hybrid seeds company) found itself in the center of this debate.
india, as a party to the convention on biodiversity and having ratified the cartagena protocol (cp) is committed to the safe handling of living modified organisms (lmos) or gmos. cp provides a broad framework on biosafety especially focusing on transboundary movements of gmos and also covers seeds that are meant for intentional release into the environment, as well as those gmos that are intended for food, feed or used in food processing. bt cotton was the first transgenic crop to be released in india. after its introduction in the year 2002, there has been a lot of co ...more
Answered by Josna, 31 Jan '10 04:09 pm

 
  
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I too wonder ,,,,,,,,,,,,there some many people who dont eat even normal brinjal.........thn y so much hue & cry for bt brijal........let it come & let the people decide to hv it or not .........
Answered by jawed mukhtar, 31 Jan '10 03:24 pm

 
  
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Because it needs a lot of pesticides n insecticides for its growth whicgh is enviornmentally hazardous n harmful to health.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 31 Jan '10 03:44 pm

 
  
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