Climate change might help pests resist corn’s genetic weapon

Crop engineered to make insect-killing Bt toxin could see more damage

corn earworm

CLIMATE CHANGE FAN?  In a warmer world, the corn earworm may evolve resistance faster to Bt corn, a crop that has been genetically modified to produce an insect-killing toxin, researchers propose.

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