Agriculture Biotechnology in India

A Hot Tip about Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in India

Posted on: 4 Jan 2010

Bt cotton is the only commercially approved biotech crop in India. The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), India?s biotech regulatory body, has granted approval for six Bt cotton events. Over the last seven years, use of Bt cotton has grown to over 87 percent of the total cotton area under cultivation. In December 2008, the GEAC adopted new guidelines for field trials and food safety assessments.

Posted: 04 January 2010

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