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By D. A. Andow, A. Hilbeck, N. Van Tuat

Inside of Vietnam, the environmental dangers of transgenic vegetation, handling transgenic items effectively, and construction glossy labs to evaluate their defense has bought elevated funding and learn. This e-book is the 1st medical attempt to synthesize details suitable to GM vegetation in Vietnam, taking Bt cotton to illustrate. it may be used as a technical handbook to let Vietnamese scientists to judge the aptitude environmental affects of Bt cotton types sooner than commercialization, and offers assistance for environmental chance evaluate of any transgenic crop.

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P. (2005) Why do some Bt-cotton farmers in China continue to use high levels of pesticides? International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 3(1), 44–56. , Hu, R. and Rozelle, S. (2002) Five years of Bt cotton in China – the benefits continue. The Plant Journal 31(4), 423–430. Qaim, M. and de Janvry, A. (2003) Genetically modified crops, corporate pricing strategies, and farmers’ adoption: the case of Bt cotton in Argentina. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 85, 814–828. Qaim, M. and de Janvry, A.

2005) Canopy- and ground-dwelling predatory arthropods in commercial Bt and non-Bt cotton fields: patterns and mechanisms. Environmental Entomology 34, 1242–1256. Tran Van Phong and Nguyen Tho (1995) An Overview on Cotton in Vietnam. Vietnam Cotton Company. Agriculture Publishing House, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (in Vietnamese). US EPA (2001) Biopesticides Registration Action Document – Bacillus thuringiensis PlantIncorporated Protectants. USA Environmental Protection Agency. htm (accessed 10 November 2007).

2006). Based on the history of resistance to insecticides, H. virescens, S. frugiperda and A. argillacea were identified as having the highest risk of resistance to Bt cotton; P. , 2006). Non-Bt refuges to delay the risk of resistance evolution are required in Brazil. Furthermore, to protect cotton genetic diversity and prevent gene flow to cotton wild relatives and cotton landraces, a plan of action was established to map the wild cotton populations across the country, collect and preserve the germplasm in ex situ seed banks and study the reproductive biology and phenology of the cotton species.

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