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January 10th, 2018 / Nigerian Tribune

Scientists in Nigeria have said that plans to release BT cotton, Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea, Genetically Modified Cassava and other crops have been given green light, as Confined Field Trial for these crops have been conducted successfully.

The scientists also said that the formal release of these crops to farmers will commence after approvals from the National Biosafety Management Agency and the Varietal Release Committee were given. Read more