New Global Review Shows Five-Fold Increase in Pest Resistance to GM Crops

11 October 2017 — Sustainable Pulse

A new global assessment, released Tuesday by the University of Arizona, helps scientists explain why cases of pest resistance to genetically modified crops increased by more than fivefold in the past decade, yet some pests remain suppressed. In 2016, farmers worldwide planted more than 240 million acres (98 million hectares) of genetically modified corn, cotton […] The post New Global Review Shows Five-Fold Increase in Pest Resistance to GM Crops appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.

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