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


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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Pangasinan stakeholders learn about Bt brinjal, affirm support for Bt talong

Farmers, local government constituents, and other key stakeholders in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines expressed their backing for, and willingness to adopt Bt talong(eggplant) ...
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GM crops bounce back with gains in production areas

[MANILA] Global acceptance of genetically modified (GM) crops sprang back in 2016 after suffering a decline in 2015, according to ...
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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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