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.
Scientists Discover How Bollworm Becomes Resistant to Bt Crops
Bt crops are plants that have been genetically-engineered to produce proteins that are harmless to humans but are toxic to some devastating insect pests. The proteins are produced by genes […]