Communal Benefits of Transgenic Corn

@article{Tabashnik2010CommunalBO,
  title={Communal Benefits of Transgenic Corn},
  author={Bruce E. Tabashnik},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={330},
  pages={189 - 190}
}
Genetically engineered corn plants can reduce pest damage on neighboring, unmodified plants. Genetically engineered crops represent one of the most controversial and rapidly adopted technologies in the history of agriculture. First grown commercially in 1996, transgenic crops covered 135 million hectares (ha) in 25 countries during 2009 (1). To reduce reliance on insecticide sprays, corn and cotton have been genetically engineered to make insecticidal proteins derived from the common bacterium… 
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