Archive for March 12th, 2008

Pest Developing Resistance to Biotech Cotton Found

It seems that a common genetically modified crop is beginning to develop new insect enemies. This time, the insects have developed some form of evolutionary resistance to the weapon that such GM plants use for protection. Such is the case that scientists recently have seen from Bt cotton, a genetically modified crop altered to produce Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt toxins, which can kill some insects. According to the ScienceDaily website, a new research report have documented the first known case…