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Epigenetics could alter the way we breed crops for drought and climate change

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New techniques allow researchers to change the way crops behave and handle adverse conditions--without actually altering the plants' underlying DNA ...
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Micro RNA: Genetic suppression might control insect-borne diseases and limit pesticide use

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New methods of controlling mosquitos without chemicals include releasing sterile males, spreading confusing pheromones and, most recently, disrupting egg development ...
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Are neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments endangering wild bees?

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Environmentalists often blame neonicotinoid insecticides for the plight of wild bee species. But the science doesn't support this hypothesis, and ...
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Scientists challenge Center for Biological Diversity report claiming wild bees near extinction

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An environmental group's report grabbed headlines for claiming 1 in 4 wild bee species is at risk of extinction. Many ...
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Environmental activist hypocrisy? ‘No’ to GMO mosquito but ‘yes’ to irradiated screwworm fly

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Voters in Florida have approved a trial release of sterile, GM mosquitoes, which could reduce wild populations of disease-carrying ones ...
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Field trial in Brazilian city with GM mosquitoes reduces dengue cases by 91%

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [A] technique that modifies ...

Biotechnology could save trees decimated by invasive insects, disease

Entomology Today | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . .[A]ccording to ...

Entomology study: Neonicotinoids increase yields for most rice farmers

Entomology Today | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In October 2014, the ...

Why Norman Borlaug is a hero

Entomology Today | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Most people in the ...
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Talking Biotech: Insects, crop protection–and Barbara McClintock on the $10 bill?

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Richard Levine discusses protecing crops from pests; Folta and Levine discuss putting Barbara McClintock on the $10 bill ...