Bt cotton ineffective against pest in parts of Gujarat, admits Monsanto

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For the first time anywhere in the world, biotech agriculture giant Monsanto has admitted that insects have developed resistance to its Bt cotton crop. Field monitoring in parts of Gujarat has discovered that the Bt crop is no longer effective against the pink bollworm pest.

The Hindu

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