Improved Compliance Needed to Ensure Long-term Efficacy of Transgenic Crops

Diabrotica virgifera virgifera or western corn rootworm is a serious threat to corn farming causing widespread destruction to the roots of plants from feeding larvae. Transgenic strains of corn were developed to leverage toxin producing genes from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) as an insecticide. Bt delta endotoxin has been in use since the 1960’s as a direct … Read moreImproved Compliance Needed to Ensure Long-term Efficacy of Transgenic Crops