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Bangladesh Ag Institute releases three more GMO eggplant varieties

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Core Tip: The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) will release three more varieties of the country’s first genetically modified (GM) crop– the Bt Brinjal [eggplant], which is infused with a pest-resistant gene.
The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) will release three more varieties of the country’s first genetically modified (GM) crop– the Bt Brinjal [eggplant], which is infused with a pest-resistant gene.

BARI Director General Dr. Abul Kalam Azad made the announcement.

Addressing the occasion, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury said that the government is ready to accept any advanced technology, keeping in mind the safety of the people.

Currently, around 6,000 farmers in 36 districts are cultivating four Bt Brinjal varieties.
 
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