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September 11, 2020


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


August 20, 2020


Bt cotton in Africa: Role models and lessons learned


August 3, 2020


Can America's big cotton industry go green? (Forbes)


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)


September 30, 2019


The strange case of illegal cotton seed in Argentina: why biotech companies are not being informed? (eFarmNews)


July 3, 2019


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


June 28, 2019


Kenyan biotech cotton likely to impact Tanzania farmers (The Citizen)


February 25, 2019


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


February 10, 2019


Kenya - How Bt cotton can revive collapsed textile industry (Daily Nation)


January 15, 2019


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


January 13, 2019


Argentina - El mejoramiento y la Ley de Semillas - Desde los avances en algodón y el desafío del HLB hasta los 7 millones de pesos invertidos en proyectos de nuevas empresas (Clarín)


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 26, 2018


Louisiana State University AgCenter recommendations on how best to approach the new seed cotton program (Delta Farm Press)


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)


June 3, 2018


Kenya unveils plans to revamp ailing cotton industry (Xinhua)


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)


November 22, 2017


Nigeria stakeholders embrace Bt cotton as a solution for revamping the textile industry 


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 22, 2017


ISB News Report - April/May 2017


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)


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