Puzzling field trial of Bt corn

By Ashfak BokhariALTHOUGH PUNJAB has refused to accept Monsanto’s strange demand for protection of intellectual property rights of its Bt cotton seeds, it is amazing that one of its regulators, the technical advisory body of the National Bio-Safety Committee, has reportedly allowed the company to go ahead with a field trial of its Bt corn.The two decisions are in clash with each other as a matter of policy. The refusal to protect IPRs of Monsanto’s GM cotton seeds is understandable for,

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