Careless farming could cost us benefits of GM crops

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Resistance is far from futile. Agricultural pests are evolving immunity to the toxins in genetically modified crops that are meant to kill them, according to a global review

That is dismaying, but it should not come as a surprise. The warning lights have been flashing for years, ever since US researchers found widespread resistance in weeds to glyphosate.

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