Last month, genetically modified brinjal was found in a farm in Haryana. While the government insists that this is a one-off case, activists wonder how widespread the problem could be. The spotlight is
National Bureau Of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR)
Kalpana Jain / New Delhi February 18, 2010, 0:15 IST Seed stocks to be registered, testing labs to be set up. Companies with any seeds of Bt brinjal, the genetically modified version of the vegetable, will have to register the details with the government, to ensure none of it is sowed or otherwise gets into the market.