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Latest Articles in genetically modified crops

Niti Aayog Bats For GM Seeds, Suggests 'Price Benefit System' For Farmers

In its three-year agenda document, the government think- tank also outlined various measures like MSP reform and better marketing infrastructure to be adopted for doubling of farmers' income

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Punjab, Maharashtra warn cotton farmers on potential pest attacks

Despite plentiful rains in most parts of the country, monsoon has been patchy in some areas of Punjab and Maharashtra, prompting the two state governments to initiate steps to stop pest attacks

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'If Government Has Guts, Then Approve GM Seeds'

We should learn from China, if any company invests in China for genetic research they ask them do it with Chinese partnership, says Deepak Pental, the scientist who spearheaded genetic engineering research for seeds and plants in India.

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Genetically Modified Seeds Can Make India Self-Dependent In Edible Oil

India is largely dependent on the edible oil imports where canola and soybean are mostly GM in nature, then why should we spare domestic farmers from practising sowing of GM seeds

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Monsanto Loses Legal Battle With Indian Seed Producer

The Delhi High Court said royalty payments agreed under the original contract must be reduced in accordance with a change in Indian government policy last year

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India Suspects US Firm Monsanto Abused Dominant Position

US-based Monsanto launched a GM cotton variety in India in 2002 despite opposition from critics who questioned its safety

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