By A Hilbeck; David Alan Andow

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Surprisingly, labour expenditures did not parallel insecticide use patterns, even though insecticide application was one of the main labour costs of cotton production. In all 3 years, use of Bt cotton resulted in increased yield and reduced amounts of insecticide, although this reduction in insecticide use appeared to decline over time. , 2003). , 2006). Using an econometric model, the authors confirmed that farmers benefited substantially from Bt cotton during 1999–2001, having a higher net revenue of US$121/ ha.

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Eds) (2006a) Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 2: Methodologies for Assessing Bt Cotton in Brazil. CAB International, Wallingford, UK. E. and Underwood, E. (2006b) Methodology to support non-target and biodiversity risk assessment. A. G. (eds) Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 2: Methodologies for Assessing Bt Cotton in Brazil. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 108–132. L. and Kirsten, J. (2001) Genetically modified cotton in South Africa: the solution for rural development?

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