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


Are Biotech crops safe to eat?

ARE biotech crops, which are spliced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), safe to eat? Opponents, mostly composed of private individuals, ...
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Biotech law needed to support BT eggplant, gene-silenced potato

An academic think tank said a stronger policy is needed to authorize planting and release of biotechnology crops like the ...
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GM crops planted in 185M ha worldwide

In Photo: The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Application (Isaaa) released recently its 2016 report Global Status of ...
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Bangladesh to release 3 more Bt brinjal varieties

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) will release three more varieties of the country's first genetically modified (GM) crop--Bt Brinjal, which ...
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PPPs: Planting the seeds of prosperity for Bangladeshi farmers

 Local consumer buying eggplants at a market in Mohishaban, Bangladesh. Photo by: CropLifeThe eggplant, known in Asia as brinjal, is ...
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‘Bt talong’ has no adverse impacts on nontarget insects, research shows

GENETICALLY modified (GM) Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) talong (eggplant) has no negative impacts on the biological diversity of nontarget organisms, the ...
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Philippines field research shows no negative impacts from Bt eggplant on non-target arthropods

The first-ever field level study of the effects of insect-resistant genetically modified Bt eggplants on non-target arthropod species, carried out ...
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Philippine court lifts ban on GM eggplant, now what?

[MANILA] On 26 July, the Philippine Supreme Court reversed its December 2015 decision to stop the field testing, propagation, commercialisation ...
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Bt talong technology to proceed as SC reverses own ruling

The Supreme Court has reversed its ruling that prevented the field testing of the genetically engineered Bt talong. In a ...
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UP law professors point out need for biotech communicators

Law professors from the University of the Philippines Law Center-Institute of International Legal Studies (IILS) shared their assessment on Bt ...
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