Why Bt cotton pays for small-scale producers in South Africa
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To link to this item DOI: 10.1038/nbt0404-379b
There is much debate about the potential benefits (and costs) of genetically modified (GM) crop technology for developing countries. Studies have been carried out in Argentina, China, Indonesia and most recently India1 to assess the impact of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton on farmers in those regions.