Daily Archives: November 22, 2018

New peer-review study confirms Bt brinjal reduces pesticides and benefits farmers in Bangladesh

Scientists confirm that the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene confers near-total protection against the eggplant fruit and shoot borer, thereby protecting one of South Asia’s most economically and culturally important crops from damage. In recent field trials, scientists report that farmers

Taiwan’s Ruling Party Braces for Tough Midterm Elections

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Taiwan's ruling party, which has cold relations with the island's political rival, China, will be tested at the polls Saturday when voters cast ballots in midterm local elections that may impact the presidential race of 2020.The