Independent Lens

SEED: The Untold Story - Pesticide and Suicide - Clip

Clip: Season 18 Episode 13 | 2m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film SEED: The Untold Story, Suman Khulko, a seed collector in a farming family in eastern India, tells how her brother insisted they use chemicals and hybrids to make their farm profitable, but the results were disastrous and tragic. Their hybrid seeds became diseased, and her uncle went mad and committed suicide—by drinking the same chemical pesticide.

Aired: 04/16/17

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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