Project Updates

10 June 2019: For those who wish to obtain a copy of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh: The First Genetically Engineered Food Crop in a Developing Country article but do not have access to the Mann Library at Cornell, please visit this URL to purchase a copy.

1 May 2019: Bt Brinjal farmers of Bangladesh reaping surplus benefits from the technology

22 February 2019: US Ambassador to Bangladesh tours Bt brinjal field

 

Bt brinjal facts

Does Bt gene affect non-target organisms?

A review of the environmental safety of Cry1Ab can be found at http://www.ilsi.org/ResearchFoundation/CERA/Publications/cry1ab_en.pdf The cry1-Ac protein is highly specific to caterpillar pests and does not... More