Posts made in March, 2016

Genetically modified potato likely to be released this year

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Activities, News | 0 comments

            A trial field of blight-resistant GM potato in Rangpur. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) is conducting the trial before approaching regulators for approval of the gene-infused potato. The photo was taken recently.   Abu Bakar Siddique 29 February 2016 The government plans to release genetically modified (GM) potato, reportedly capable of resisting late blight disease, during the upcoming season. “We are planning to apply for the...

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