Dragons are fighting the GMO threat. Many have pledged to
take non-violent action to prevent genetic pollution and its damage
to life and livelihoods. Watch this space!
with the 'T in the Field' GM crop trial protest in Newport on Tay
on 8th June 2002.
March 31 2004
"Biotech firm Bayer has shelved plans to commercialise
its GM maize, Chardon LL, because the Government wants to impose
conditions on its cultivation in order to protect the environment.
Bayer said this would make Chardon LL "economically unviable".
Chardon LL, was given limited Government approval
earlier this month. Its withdrawal means that GM crops are unlikely
to be grown in the UK until 2008 at the earliest."
of the Earth
Performance of BT Cotton in India: Data from the
first commercial crop. Sahai, S.; Rahman. S., Gene Campaign.
This paper presents data on the field study of the first genetically
modified crop to be cultivated in India. Bt cotton was studied in
selected locations in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, which are
two of the six Indian states that have been granted permission to
commercially cultivate Bt cotton.
The main conclusion reveals that the performance of
Bt cotton in the areas studied in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh,
has been poor and the farmers have had to suffer losses. 98% of
the farming families surveyed said they were not interested in growing
Bt cotton again.
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