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on October 15, 2010

New Study Shows Benefits of Bt Corn to Farmers

A group of agricultural scientists reports in the journal Science that corn that has been genetically engineered to produce insect-killing proteins isolated from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) provides significant economic benefits...

A group of agricultural scientists reports in the journal Science that corn that has been genetically engineered to produce insect-killing proteins isolated from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) provides significant economic benefits even to neighboring farmers who grow non-transgenic varieties of corn. Bt corn suppresses of corn borers, thus…

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