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Uncertainty and apprehension often afford opportunity to the cunning. This is certainly the case with climate change.
ACB Objection to the commercial release of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) genetically modified potato. September 2008.
The UN General Assembly has declared 2008 to be the 'international year of the potato'.
GM potatoes rejected in Year of Potato
GM potatoes face import bans and rejection
This research is not home grown or 'truly South African'. The ARC is part of an international consortium, which includes the Michigan State University (MSU), the International Potato Centre in Peru and gene giant, Syngenta.
Objections to application for a permit for additional trials with insect resistant Bt Cry V Genetically Modified Potatoes ( Solanum Tuberosum L. Variety ?Spunta? G2 and G3 ), as applied for by Dr G. Thompson, Director Plant Protection and Biotechnology , South African Agricultural Research Council, dated 24 May 2003