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How is a Bt Brinjal created?

How is a Bt Brinjal created?
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First Published: Fri, Feb 19 2010. 02 37 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Feb 19 2010. 02 37 PM IST
Last week, the union minister for environment and forests, Jairam Ramesh, extended the moratorium on the commercial cultivation of Bt brinjal. The merits of Bt brinjal have divided the community of scientists and activists in India. But to understand the debate better, on Just to Clarify we wanted to look more closely at the Bt brinjal itself, and at why and how it was created. Our guest today is Dr. Himanshu Sinha, a reader in the department of biological sciences at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
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First Published: Fri, Feb 19 2010. 02 37 PM IST