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CRISPR gene editing could fuel fight against evolving cotton pests

[B]ugs are biting back by adapting to crops genetically engineered to kill them. A new study published in the Proceedings of ...
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Insects can build resistance to Bt crops in as little as five years, study shows

While organic farmers have used Bt proteins in sprays successfully for more than half a century, some scientists feared that ...
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How to reduce pest tolerance to insect-resistant GM Bt crops? Breed the plants with conventional ones

Insect pests that are rapidly adapting to genetically engineered crops threaten agriculture worldwide. A new study published in the Proceedings ...

After breeding non-allergenic soybean over 10 years ago, researchers achieve conventionally bred version

Raymond Sanchez | 
In the United States, nearly 15 million people and one in 13 children suffer from food allergy. Soybeans are one of ...

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets

The following is an edited excerpt. A strategy widely used to prevent pests from quickly adapting to crop-protecting toxins may ...

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets

The following is an edited excerpt. A strategy widely used to prevent pests from quickly adapting to crop-protecting toxins may ...

Entomologists team up to thwart bollworm resistance to Bt cotton

The following is an excerpt. Farmers have struggled for longer than a century to keep two insect pests – cotton ...

Trouble on the horizon for GM crops?

Daniel Stolte | 
Pests are adapting to genetically modified crops in unexpected ways, researchers have discovered. The findings underscore the importance of closely ...
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