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The technology to produce genetically engineered (GE) plants is celebrating its 30th anniversary and one of the major achievements has been the development of GE crops. The safety of GE crops is crucial for their adoption and has been the object of intense research work often ignored in the public debate. We have reviewed the scientific literature on GE(More)
  • Alvaro Marucci, Danilo Monarca, Andrea Colantoni, Alberto Manzo, Andrea Cappuccini
  • 2012
Academic Editor: Massimo Scalia Copyright q 2012 Alvaro Marucci et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Mediterranean countries offer very favorable climatic conditions for(More)
The Asian chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus, native of China, has become a pest when it appeared in Japan, Korea, and the United States. In Europe it was first found in Italy, in 2002. In 1982 the host-specific parasitoid Torymus sinensis was introduced in Japan, in an attempt to achieve a biological control of the pest. After an apparent initial(More)
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