I’ve held a variety of roles in Monsanto’s biotechnology and regulatory group since joining the company in 1999. Most of my work in Monsanto has been in the areas of gene discovery and pipeline management. I have a basic degree in Horticulture and obtained my Ph.D in Plant Biochemistry while working to understand the role and relevance of LEA (Late Embryogenic Abundant) proteins in abiotic stress tolerance in plants.
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Q: why is the south of punjab a cotton growing area , where monsanto bt cotton is growing , reeling under cancer epidemic and pesticide consumption hasnt declined ?Dr sunny sandhu .
Posted On: Wednesday, 7/31/2013 1:37 pm
Answered By: G. Ramamohan, Regulatory Policy and Scientific Affairs Lead- India, Monsanto, Wednesday, 5/28/2014 4:56 pm
A: “The southern Punjab comprises of Bhatinda, Moga, Mukatsar, Faridkot, Mansa and Ferozpur and is a cotton growing region. Wheat, paddy and maize are the crops that are commonly grown in this region. The progressive cotton farmers of this region have adopted Bt cotton because of its significant benefits. According to a study titled “Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Bt cotton in India” conducted by Council for Social Development, cotton production in the state increased by 130% per... Continue Reading
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