Non-GE Crops Producing High Yields In India

Guardian.co.uk

India’s rice revolution

In a village in India’s poorest state, Bihar, farmers are growing world record amounts of rice – with no GM, and no herbicide. Is this one solution to world food shortages?

More: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/feb/16/india-rice-farmers-revolution?CMP=twt_gu

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2 Responses to Non-GE Crops Producing High Yields In India

  1. Aaron says:

    But, as is pointed out in the comments in the article you’ve linked to, the seeds being used were still created and supplied by multinational agricultural companies (namely Bayer and Syngeta).

    So regardless of whether or not the seeds were GM or not, the farmers are still beholden on those companies to get hold of the seeds that can produce these improved yields. Surely this is the exact type of situation we want to be avoiding?

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