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Varsity to trial GM corn crop

Rector dismisses worries of environmental groups

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PHITSANULOK : Naresuan University is preparing to trial its first genetically modified (GM) corn crop in a bid to strengthen Thai agri-business in the region. 

The move comes despite strong opposition from environmental groups.

University rector Suchin Chinayon said the university is ready to start the seven-month project as early as next month if it is approved by cabinet.

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