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Pink Bollworm Versus Bt Cotton: Three Countries, Three Results

A new article in the Journal of Economic Entomology examines varying levels of resistance to Bt toxins developed by the pink bollworm in the United States, China, and India over the last 20 years, illustrating the importance of incorporating refuge crops in Bt systems. 

Bt Sweet Corn Can Reduce Insecticide Use

A new study finds that genetically-modified sweet corn is better for the environment and safer for farm workers than conventional corn. Since 1996, corn containing a gene that allows it […]

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