GM aubergine trials destroyed in Philippines
Field trials of genetically modified insect-resistant Bt aubergines in the Philippine city of Bay have been destroyed, reports the national newspaper, The Philippine Star. The trials were being conducted by the University of the Philippines (Los Baños). The vandals were arrested, the newspaper reports. Similar trials by the University at the city of Mindanao were uprooted in December on orders of the city mayor over an administrative dispute ( Agrow No 607, p 22).