Areawide Suppression of European Corn Borer with Bt Maize Reaps Savings to Non-Bt Maize Growers

@article{Hutchison2010AreawideSO,
  title={Areawide Suppression of European Corn Borer with Bt Maize Reaps Savings to Non-Bt Maize Growers},
  author={William D. Hutchison and Eric Burkness and Paul D. Mitchell and Roger D. Moon and Timothy W. Leslie and Shelby J. Fleischer and Mark. Abrahamson and Krista L Hamilton and Kevin Lloyd Steffey and Michael E. Gray and Richard L Hellmich and L. Von Kaster and Thomas Hunt and Robert J. Wright and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky and Thomas L. Rabaey and Brian R. Flood and Earle S. Raun},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={330},
  pages={222 - 225}
}
Economic Benefits of Bt Maize Maize containing a transgenically expressed toxin originating from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt maize) is planted across the United States to combat insect herbivory. Non-Bt Maize is also planted alongside Bt maize fields to provide refuges for the insects, which helps to prevent resistance to Bt maize from evolving. Hutchison et al. (p. 222; see the Perspective by Tabashnik) analyzed how Bt maize affected the economic impact of the European corn borer moth in the… 

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