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Insect Resistance to Bt is Growing

June 17, 2013

Researchers have confirmed a growing insect resistance to biotech crops.  Rootworms are the most recent insect to develop resistance in the U.S. along with bollworms in cotton.  University of Arizona entomologist Dr. Bruce Tabashnik says larger refuges are needed to extend the effectiveness of BT crops.

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