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Sikh News Bug makes meal of Punjab cotton, whither Bt magic? (IANS via Yahoo! India News)

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    Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) The magic of Bt cotton in southern Punjab has vanished. Weary and stressed farmers - who are said to have sprayed pesticides worth over Rs.5 billion (over $120 million) this season to save their cotton crop from the mealy bug - are headed for major losses this time around.

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