December 1, 2009 by ritadate
The Bt brinjal may soon be coming to a market near you.
Can Bt foods solve the hunger crisis in the world? I believe the research is insufficient on GM(geneticially modifed) food.
The “Bt” brinjal strain is named after the soil bacterium bacillus thuringiensis that naturally makes an insect-killing toxin that wards off the brinjal farmer’s pests which attack the fruits and stem of the plant.
Read Bad Brinjals for more info.