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


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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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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