Another Year of Doom – Bt Cotton in AP – 2008

ANOTHER YEAR OF DOOM / Bt Cotton in AP – 2008
May 10, 2008

The huge hype of Bt Cotton has once again trapped cotton farmers in Andhra Pradesh. The results of a season long [covering Kharif cotton season of 2007-2008] study by the Deccan Development Society and the AP Coalition in Defence of Diversity clearly shows that Bt cotton farmers suffered 10% less profits than the farmers who cultivated non Bt but practiced non pesticidal [NPM] methods on their farms.

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