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Bt brinjal

Bt Brinjal is a GM crop in which Bt cry1ac gene is introduced into the genome. this Bt gene provide resistance to fruit and shoot borer, these are major insect pests of brinjal which causes major losses in crop yield and farmers have to sproy more insecticides to protect their crop. Bt brinjal can reduce upto 70% of cost of insecticidal spray.

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