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 C. 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 E. 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… Expand
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