GM corn needs bigger refuges to slow pest resistance

Genetically modified crops that produce insect-killing proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) have reduced reliance on insecticide sprays since 1996. These proteins are lethal to some devastating crop pests, but do not harm most other creatures including humans.

View the original article here: GM corn needs bigger refuges to slow pest resistance – Western Farm Press

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