1 The most significant advantages of genetically modified crops for the developing world are that farmers would have higher yields: they would be able to produce food using fewer inputs: less pesticide, less fertilizer.
2 The pesticide is chemicals which farmers put on their crops to kill harmful insects.
3 The additional director general of police in the city of Patna told reporters that forensic tests revealed that the samples contained the pesticide monocrotophos in levels that were "very toxic" for humans.
4 It is claimed that current levels of pesticide do not pose a threat to health.
5 The more pesticides are used, the more resistant the insects become so the more pesticides have to be used.
6 People were concerned that pets or wildlife could be affected by the pesticides.
7 To put pressure on grape growers to stop using pesticides that harmed the farm workers' health, Cesar Chavez called for consumers to boycott grapes.