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November 23rd, 2018 / Cornell Alliance for Science

The first replicated field trials comparing genetically modified eggplant varieties with their non-GM counterparts in Bangladesh have confirmed that the Bt gene confers almost total protection against this vital crop’s most damaging pest. The field trials were carried out in the Bogra district of Bangladesh by a joint Bangladeshi-US team of researchers. The results are published in the Nov. 21 issue of the open-source peer-reviewed scientific journal PLoS One. Read more.