‘Refuge in a bag’ may backfire against Bt corn

Entomologists across the Midwest and South say a commonly used strategy to preserve the potency of GE corn that makes its own insect-repelling toxins, known as “refuge in a bag,” “may actually increase the risk of Bt resistance in above-ground insects, particularly in the southern United States,” reports DTN. “It’s not the panacea we thought… » Read More

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