"The terminator will increase crop uniformity by restricting seed-saving and breeding by farmers," says Neth Dano of the Philippines-based SEARICE
, a rural development organization.
"Public breeders wanting access to patented genes and traits will be forced to adopt the Terminator as a licensing requirement," says Neth Dano of the Philippines-based Southeast Asian Institute for Community Education (SEARICE
Neth Dano of the civil organization SEARICE
, based in The Philippines, sees a threat to the environment and to long-term food security: "We work with farmers who may buy a commercial variety, but its breeder wouldn't recognize it five years later.