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Here are the news and articles about Bt Eggplant in the Philippines:


Who’s afraid of genetically modified chickens?

DEALING with controversies can be stressful and migraine inducing. Still, I welcome heated discussions over certain topics if only because it ...
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OPINION: Must we fear GMOs or start listening to science?

AS we are bombarded by scare tactics against plants with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) like Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) corn and ...
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Genetic Engineering — Its global benefits now and beyond

Agriculture could be defined as the manipulation of plant and animal DNA to suit the needs of humans. We have ...
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Filipino breeders develop world’s pioneering organically grown eggplant

The world’s pioneering organically-grown eggplant has been produced by Filipino breeders, ushering in a new agriculture age of nature-friendly, biodiversity-enhancing, ...
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Pesticide-free eggplants to benefit farmers, consumers

Producing pesticide-free eggplants in the Philippines is now possible, according to field-trial reports released for the first time by the ...
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Bangladesh plans to popularize controversial Bt brinjal

Environmentalists have been expressing serious concerns about biological and health hazards the new breed of brinjal may pose The government ...
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Strengthening support for biotechnology in PHL

In its September 15 issue, the BusinessMirror cited diocesan priest Fr. Emmanuel Alparce, a member of the Department of Agriculture ...
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What is next for the future of Bt eggplant

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—If there is anything that the people in the biotechnology sector have learned about the government process ...
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Davao vegetable council supports commercial planting of Bt eggplant

THE Vegetable Industry Council of Southern Mindanao (Vicsmin) has expressed its full support for the commercial planting of Bt eggplant ...
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Challenges in commercializing biotech crops tackled in seminar

Socio-economic considerations, multiple agency review, labeling, and legal court challenges are the major obstacles in getting biotech crops to farmers, according to ...
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