Tag: Andhra governments

  • Widespread use of unapproved GM cotton shows official tolerance of illegality

    Widespread use of unapproved GM cotton shows official tolerance of illegality

    By Vivian Fernandes, New Delhi : The Andhra governments flip-flop on extensive cultivation of unapproved genetically-modified (GM) herbicide-tolerant (HT) cotton seems to be symptomatic of the complacency which has infected even regulatory bodies and research institutions. In February, the Central Institute of Cotton Research (CICR), (Nagpur) had found six of nine cottonseed hybrids testing positive…