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Cotton farmers in Maharashtra have lost about 120 billion rupees after pink bollworm damaged crops, Dhawale said.
That was the first release of insects with any sort of genetic modification in the United States, and three years of releases pretty much eliminated pink bollworms in the area.
Then, beginning in 2006, researchers released irradiated and sterile pink bollworms—also from Oxitec—into cotton fields in Arizona.
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