A case study of Bt Maize in Kenya by A Hilbeck; David Alan Andow

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Pdf (accessed 18 July 2007). Nguyen Huu Binh (1994a) American bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera Hübner) and necessary attention in its control. Journal of Plant Protection 3, 35–37 (in Vietnamese). Nguyen Huu Binh (1994b) Epidemic development of cotton insect pests and management measures. Journal of Plant Protection 4, 35–37 (in Vietnamese). Nguyen Thi Thanh Binh (1999) Study on cotton blue disease and its management. PhD thesis, Vietnam Agricultural Science Institute, Hanoi (in Vietnamese). Nguyen Van Tuat (2004) Report on the results of the GMO Guidelines Project workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, April 2004.

Bt cotton production is also now approved in Northern Australia after initial concerns about the risk of gene flow to native Australian cottons and about potential weediness were demonstrated to be negligible risks (OGTR, 2006). Although recognized as a potential issue (Ward, 2005), no sucking pests have become secondary pests of Bt cotton in Australia, although higher populations of two-spotted spider mites have been observed associated with Bt cotton production systems (L. Wilson, Narrabri, 2007, personal communication).

Crop Protection 25(9), 984–988. , Qiao, F. E. (2002) Transgenic varieties and productivity of smallholder cotton farmers in China. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 46(3), 367–387. , Qiao, F. and Rozelle, S. (2003) Biotechnology as an alternative to chemical pesticides: a case study of Bt cotton in China. Agricultural Economics 29(1), 55–67. , Piesse, J. and Beyer, L. (2002a) Can GM-technologies help the poor? The efficiency of Bt cotton adopters in the Makhathini Flats of KwaZulu-Natal.

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