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Bt cotton yield falls in Gujarat

The Bt cotton variety Bollgard-I, which is the most widely used variety in India, has been phased out in many countries. According to scientists, the superior technology Bollgard-II, that contains......

90% of cotton area under Bt

Bt cotton has surpassed 90 per cent of cotton acreage this kharif season with farmers continuing to gain from the high-yielding seed since its commercialisation in 2002.Over the last eight years,......

Battle royal over Bt cotton royalty

A quiet but determined battle is being fought in the courts, and outside, by US agricultural biotech giant Monsanto, its Indian affiliates and seed lobbyists to free the prices of genetically......

Bt cotton: Monsanto is back in courts over royalty

Not all state governments have been kind to the global seed giant Monsanto. And cotton farmers have been less than grateful for the genetically modified technology that is said to have changed......

New pests hit Bt cotton: Govt lab

The Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), the cotton research institute of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, has contested Monsanto's claim that the pink bollworm, a pest that......
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Backed by Bombay High Court order, cottonseed firms to seek a cut in royalty fee

With the Bombay High Court upholding Maharashtra decision to reduce cottonseed price to ₹830 per packet of 450 grams, a few seed firms have... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/backed-by-bombay-high-court-order-cottonseed-firms-to-seek-a-cut-in-royalty-fee/article7457083.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Will Indian farmers finally see an alternative to Monsanto's Bollard?

High-density planted (HDP) cotton varieties. (source: Express Photo) Having grown Bt hybrids incorporating Monsanto's proprietary Bollgard... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/desi-bt-cotton-will-indian-farmers-finally-see-an-alternative-to-monsantos-bollard/
Why once fast growing cottonseed industry is suffering

Labour, fertiliser and pesticide costs have all gone up, whereas the seed price has remained the same. If our margins are going to shrink, making... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/markets/commodities/why-once-fast-growing-cottonseed-industry-is-suffering/93242/
Govt makes Bt seeds cheaper by Rs100 a bag

NAGPUR: A move that may offer a minor relief to cotton growers has left the seed lobby crying foul. Even as seed manufacturers approached... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Govt-makes-Bt-seeds-cheaper-by-Rs100-a-bag/articleshow/47606545.cms
Monsanto never had Bt cotton patent

NAGPUR: Fourteen years after US multinational Monsanto brought the genetically modified (GM) Bt Cotton (Bollgard) to India, there is no clarity on... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Seeds-of-doubt-Monsanto-never-had-Bt-cotton-patent/articleshow/47578304.cms

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