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BT Cotton- An Impact on Farmer Livelihoods

 

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Bollworm is the major pest in cotton plants. BT Cotton is the first genetically modified crop which contains a gene (cry1Ac) of a soil bacterium i.e. Bacillus thuringiensis (BT) that will produce a natural toxin to act against bollworm. The aim of the BT introduction is to minimize the pesticide dosages and improve the crop production to achieve agriculture growth, poverty alleviation and environmental protection. The contents of the book emphasizes on the socio-economic status of the farmers and their livelihoods and on environment with the introduction of the transgenic cotton.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC78394
AuthorLalita Maharana and K. N. Krishna Kumar
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages108
Publishing Year2014-04-30T00:00:00.000
ISBN9783659533167
Edition1 st
Book TypeAgriculture & farming
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00