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Pests developing resistance to biotech crops

Entomology professor Dominic Reisig discusses the alternative strategy proposed by agriculture and research scientists addressing pests' resistance to pesticides produced by genetically modified crops, in line with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to ensure that biotech crops continue to be effective in resisting insect pests. The proposal was made in response to a growing concern that crop pests have started developing resistance to biotech crops such as Bt cotton and Bt corn.

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