Monsanto develops biotech corn that increases pest resistance through RNA interference

11/5/2007 | M.I.T. Technology Review

Researchers at Monsanto Co. have developed biotech corn that can target the genes essential for energy production in corn rootworms by initiating a gene-silencing response called RNA interference in the worms. RNA interference could target specific species that could lead to a higher level of pest control, a company researcher said.

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