Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton
Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton is genetically engineered cotton that has had its DNA modified to withstand the herbicide Glufosinate. (Glufosinate is also referred to as Phosphinothricin and it is sold under the brand names Basta and Liberty.) Glufosinate tolerant cotton is sold by Bayer CropScience under the brand name "Liberty Link."
- March 10, 2003: U.S. deregulates Bayer CropScience's Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton, LLCotton25
- October 12, 2011: U.S. deregulates Bayer CropScience's Glufosinate Tolerant, Lepidopteran Resistant Cotton, T304-40XGHB119
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- GM Crop Database, Center for Environmental Risk Assessment
- Overview of GMO Events Commercially Available and Regulatory Status
- Novel Food Decisions - Approved Products, Health Canada.
- Charles Benbrook, "Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops on Pesticide Use: The First Thirteen Years" and Supplemental Tables, The Organic Center, 2009.
- "Failure to Yield: Evaluating the Performance of Genetically Engineered Crops," Union of Concerned Scientists, 2009.