Posts Tagged ‘bt corn’

GM Corn Showing Diminishing Impact On Controlling Insect Pest

One of the main objectives of cultivating GM crops is better pest control. The crops are genetically modified in order to create toxins that can guard them against insect pests. Others are genetically modified to withstand the effects of being bombarded by powerful herbicides. In both cases, GM crops stand to be better than traditional […]

Bt Maize In Brazil Develop Pest Resistance In 3rd Year Of Cultivation

Opponents of GM plants are concerned about the proliferation of such crops in various worldwide markets. While some countries may ban them for cultivation, other countries are quite open to their potential and serve as a venue for testing out many of these genetically modified crops. The problem many of those opposed to GM crops […]

Failed GM Maize Getting New Life As Donated Seed Stock In Parts Of Africa

GM plants are still able to proliferate in countries and continents where their use have already failed. Lack of vital information about certain GM crops may be one of the primary reasons which have led biotech companies to continue distributing them even though their cultivation has been marred by failure. One such example is Monsanto’s […]

Impact Of GM Crops On Pesticide, Herbicide Use

Farms that grow genetically modified and engineered crops have become more common in many agricultural areas in the US as well as other countries in the Americas. The promise of such plants providing higher yield as well as having lesser chemical footprints in the environment seems to have been its main selling points. But after […]