An increasing number of crops commercially grown today are genetically modified (GM) to resist insect pests and/or tolerate herbicides.
Although Bt corn is one of the most commonly grown GM crops in the United States, little is known about its effects on the long-term health of soils. Although there are many benefits to using biotechnology in agriculture, such as potentially reducing insecticide use, there may be unintended side effects. . . .
Via Sakis Koukouvis