|Dr. Ruben L. Villareal, emcee and moderator one of the NAST's events in Manila Hotel about Bt corn Impacts after a Decade of Commercialization|
2) The Bt corn, was more cost advantage versus OH due mainly to higher yield and lower cost of production from savings gained from not applying insecticide and labor associated with spraying.
3) The average real peso income advantage of Bt corn or net farm income was eight percent per annum due to the combined effects of the agronomic trait and cost savings from non-use of insecticides.
4) BT corn outperformed OH by 29% from 2003 to 2011 in terms of meeting household food and poverty thresholds and in global competitiveness. The average return on investment (ROI) of Bt corn across different seasons in different producing areas was 42% higher than OH corn producers.
Bt Corn: Truth (and consequence) after a decade of implementation
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