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Centre Defends Environmental Release of GM Mustard Hybrid DMH-11 and its Parental Lines in Supreme Court

Excerpts from the government’s reply of  9 November, 2022 to writ petitions No 260 of 2005 and 115 of 2004 filed by Aruna Rodrigues…
Agri-biotechnology

Should We Await Tests on Honeybees and Pollinators Before Consuming GM Mustard?

Did the regulator for GM plants make haste in recommending the release of a genetically modified (GM) mustard hybrid? Last month, the…
Agri-biotechnologyAgriculture Policy

Centre Defends Environmental Release of GM Mustard Hybrid DMH-11 and its Parental Lines in Supreme Court

Excerpts from the government’s reply of  9 November, 2022 to writ petitions No 260 of 2005 and 115 of 2004 filed by Aruna Rodrigues…
Agri-biotechnology

Should We Await Tests on Honeybees and Pollinators Before Consuming GM Mustard?

Did the regulator for GM plants make haste in recommending the release of a genetically modified (GM) mustard hybrid? Last month, the…
Agriculture Policy

Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Protection Authority and Seed Industry, Pepsico at Loggerheads

India has a unique law for the protection of plant varieties but the authority administering the law has been embroiled in litigation over…

Agriculture Policy

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Biodiversity

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Sex Scent Mating Disruption Effective in Checking Pink Bollworm Infestation in Cotton, Say Two Proponents

Female sex scent dispensers can disrupt the mating behaviour of pink bollworm moths, greatly reduce…
Agriculture PolicyBiodiversity

High and Rising Demand for Cooking Oil Makes the Oil Palm Mission Necessary, but Caution is Needed

India needs to expand the area under oil palm but the government should rethink its decision to…

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