Archive for October 17th, 2007

The Next GM Food: Pest Resistant Eggplant

First there was the genetically modified tomato, then Bt corn and soy. Along the lines of developing such genetically modified plants, scientists were able to look for other plant species that may be able to have a significant impact on the lives of the greater human population. And it seems that the next plant in line would be the eggplant. According to an article in the Science Daily website, a team of Cornell researchers in collaboration with the Sathguru Management Consultants of India have …