Cultivation of genetically modified food crops: prospects and effects
This exhaustive report by the Parliamentary standing committee on agriculture looks critically at various aspects of the impact of GM crops on health and environment & says that these were overlooked while giving a go-ahead for Bt Brinjal trials in India.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture tabled its exhaustive report titled, 'Cultivation of genetically modified food crops - prospects and effects' in Parliament on 9th August 2012 . The Panel has strongly rejected the use of genetically modified (GM) crops in India and even concluded that Bt cotton was a failure and did not help farmers in the least.
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