GM cotton really is helping to drive Indian farmers to suicide

Sirinathsinghji, Dr Eva
Date Written:  2015-08-11
Publisher:  The Ecologist
Year Published:  2015
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17885

A new study finds that Indian farmers in rain-fed areas are being driven to suicide from the increased cost of growing Bt GMO cotton varieties that confer no benefits to them. The extra expenses arise from buying new seeds each year, along with increased chemical inputs, while suffering inadequate access to agronomic information.

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