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October 8, 2021

Celebrating the Australian cotton industry

August 12, 2021

India fails to weed out illegal herbicide-tolerant cotton

April 22, 2021

Pakistan - Growers urged to cultivate BT cotton - Agriculture Department providing subsidy of Rs1,000 per bag of approved and certified cotton seed (The Express Tribune)

April 6, 2021

Pakistan - Farmers should prefer Bt cotton for cultivation: experts (Urdu Point)

March 4, 2021

China - Expert on cotton breeding enjoy his work (Xinhua / Global Times)

September 11, 2020

Pakistan - National Food Security & Research Minister stresses need for high yielding cotton varieties to increase crop output (Profit by Pakistan Today)

April 1, 2020

Indian government scraps royalty on Bayer’s proprietary Bt cotton seed - The move will enrich seed companies at the expense of Bayer Crop Science, the technology owner, and farmers (The Federal)

July 3, 2019

India - Farmers plant unapproved GM cotton seeds against govt apathy over technology approval; what is the way out? (Firstpost)

February 25, 2019

Faced with choice overload, farmers in India say, ‘I’ll have what he’s having’

January 15, 2019

Why Pakistan's cotton value-chain has begun to atrophy (Pakistan Today)

January 2, 2019

What’s new in the world seed market? 

September 19, 2018

Legacy challenges await Bayer on bringing new BT cotton tech to India (Business Today)

August 9, 2018

New world order of biotech cotton on the horizon (Grain Central)

June 11, 2018

India - Plant breeder rights on the table, farmers' rights for the chair - Reflections on the role of the Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers' Rights Authority and its newly appointed chairperson, as the Indian judiciary considers the scope of Monsanto’s intellectual property rights on Bt cotton seeds (The Wire)

May 18, 2018

India - Monsanto Technology LLC and ors vs. Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd. and ors  (IIPRD)

May 4, 2018

India - R&D in agri-biotech to be hit after court order on Bt cotton patent: Seed bodies (Business Standard)

February 8, 2018

India - Monsanto’s Bt cotton tech to be royalty-free? (The Indian Express)

January 24, 2018

India - These two issues could put the brakes on the Bt cotton story (The Economic Times)

January 17, 2018

Difficult to say Bt cotton crop yield loss due to pink bollworm attack, says Federation of Seed Industry of India (The Economic Times)

October 19, 2017

India - GEAC, Central Government and states slept over Monsanto alert in 2008 on illegal HT cotton (Times of India)

October 9, 2017

India - Expect non-cotton biz to be 50% to 60% of total business in 3-5 years: G Vijay Kumar, CFO of Kaveri Seeds (Economic Times)

September 14, 2017

Pakistan - 'Copyright for seed vital for achieving cotton target' (Daily Times)

August 31, 2017

Is GM cotton a success in India or not? (Live Mint)

May 17, 2017

India - Even as the government stance on giving a nod to GM mustard remains unclear, it has mounted a fresh salvo against GM crops, the patents granted to them and the royalties associated with such patents (Financial Express)

GM crops-Monsanto row: difficult to see how GM seeds will progress in India - Latest government view in Monsanto case suggests Centre feels patents of GM companies over-ridden by the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights (PPVFR) Act of 2001 (Financial Express)

May 15, 2017

India - GEAC nod for GM mustard must not go the brinjal way. Also, price controls as in Bt cotton retrograde (Financial Express)

February 22, 2017

The cotton industry is turning to innovation to help it weather challenging growing conditions ahead (Ensia)

September 5, 2016

The Guardian view on GM cotton: handle with care (The Guardian)

June 22, 2016

No need for licensing pact with GM technology provider, says National Seed Association of India (The Economic Times)

June 14, 2016

India - Highest prices for Bt cotton seeds? Check out the argument (Financial Express)


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