Doubts surround link between Bt cotton failure and farmer suicide

@article{Sheridan2009DoubtsSL,
  title={Doubts surround link between Bt cotton failure and farmer suicide},
  author={Cormac Sheridan},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27},
  pages={9-10}
}
9 professor at the Gujarat Institute of Development Research, in Ahmedabad. The picture is further clouded by the selling of mislabelled, counterfeit seed packets, which often contain more than one variety. One Indian official was quoted in SciDev.net defining four distinct categories of Bt cotton: “legal, illegal, fake legal and fake illegal.” Despite this confusion, at a macro level it is clear that the productivity of India’s cotton growers has risen substantially since the introduction of… 
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Why Bt cotton pays for small-scale producers in South Africa
TLDR
Assessment of the impact of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton on farmers in Argentina, China, Indonesia, Indonesia and most recently India finds that the technology has potential to improve the quality of life of farmers in those regions.