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GM Rubber trial

Field trials of GM rubber need of hour: Jairam Ramesh

NEW DELHI: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has sought to allay the apprehensions raised by the Kerala government about his decision to allow field trials of genetically modified rubber in the state.

In marked contrast to his stand on genetically modified (GM) food crops, the minister […]

Beware of these BT Scientists

India’s experience with Bt cotton illustrative, says US expert

Prof Ronald J.Herring of Cornell University delivering the keynote address at a workshop on Modern Biotechnology in Indian Agriculture in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.

The widespread adoption of Bt cotton in India illustrates why and how evasion of both bio-property and bio-safety regimes is pervasive globally, […]