Clean Food Earth: Bt (GE/GMO) CORN - DISASTROUS FOR FARMERS AND ECOSYSTEMS | Clean Food Earth (Blog) | CALS in the News |
One of agricultural biotechnology’s great success stories may become a cautionary tale of how short-sighted mismanagement can squander the benefits of genetic modification. After years of predicting it would happen — and after years of having their suggestions largely ignored by companies, farmers and regulators — scientists have documented the rapid evolution of corn rootworms that are resistant to Bt corn.