Assessment of risk of insect-resistant transgenic crops to nontarget arthropods

  title={Assessment of risk of insect-resistant transgenic crops to nontarget arthropods},
  author={J. Romeis and D. Bartsch and F. Bigler and M. Candolfi and M. Gielkens and S. Hartley and R. Hellmich and J. Huesing and P. Jepson and R. Layton and H. Quemada and A. Raybould and R. Rose and J. Schiemann and M. Sears and A. Shelton and J. Sweet and Zigfridas Vaituzis and Jeffrey D Wolt},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  • J. Romeis, D. Bartsch, +16 authors Jeffrey D Wolt
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Biotechnology
  • An international initiative is developing a scientifically rigorous approach to evaluate the potential risks to nontarget arthropods (NTAs) posed by insect-resistant, genetically modified (IRGM) crops. It adapts the tiered approach to risk assessment that is used internationally within regulatory toxicology and environmental sciences. The approach focuses on the formulation and testing of clearly stated risk hypotheses, making maximum use of available data and using formal decision guidelines… CONTINUE READING
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