Crop Biotech Update

Biotech Crops in India: the Dawn of a New Era

June 18, 2009
A new publication entitled "Biotech Crops in India: the Dawn of a New Era" is now available at http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/downloads/The-Dawn-of-a-New-Era.pdf. The book produced by the ISAAA SouthAsia Office, India is a comprehensive and up-to-date status of the field trials and commercialization of biotech crops in India in 2008 including the Bt cotton. This publication tells the history of Bt cotton commercialization from 2002 to 2008, the experiences of Bt cotton farmers and summarizes the impact of its 7 year commercialization. For information on the book and to obtain hard copies, contact ISAAA South Asia office, New Delhi, India at :b.choudhary@cgiar.org or knowledge.center@isaaa.org.