Le coton transgénique, l'Or Blanc convoité, juillet-décembre 2006, Inde
12.06. . Pantelguden, Warangal. P. Sriramulu, 35, owns 2 acres and cultivates bt cotton mahyco bollgard. This year the harvest has been very bad. On average, the farmers harvest the cotton 4 or 5 times between November and March. P. Sriramulu’s plants yielded only once. He owes the bank 10,000 rupees (€ 176) and a moneylender 50,000 (€ 883 euros). Despite this situation, if the same company sells a new hybrid seed the next year, he will buy it. The farmers always think that the latest hybrids are the best.