Project Updates

22 June 2017: Video: Bt brinjal in Bangladesh: Voices from the Field
22 April 2017: Blog post: Bangladesh March for Science
06 April 2017: Blog post: Workshop at BARI brings together researchers and media
17 March 2017: Download one page information sheet about Feed the Future South Asia Eggplant Imnprovement Partnership
10 November 2016: Philippines field research shows no negative impacts Bt eggplant non-target organisms
22 September 2016: Current pesticide controls

Bt brinjal facts

What is FSBR-brinjal or Bt brinjal?

FSBR-brinjal refers to “fruit and shoot borer resistant” brinjal, which is also called Bt brinjal, and is brinjal that was evolved through genetic engineering. Brinjal is also known as eggplant or aubergine around the world. Contrary to popular misconception, the “Bt” in Bt brinjal does not... More