Effects of Transgenic Crops on the Environment

@inproceedings{Woodbury2017EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Transgenic Crops on the Environment},
  author={Peter B. Woodbury and Antonio DiTommaso and Janice E. Thies and Matthew R. Ryan and John E. Losey},
  year={2017}
}
Globally, the use of transgenic crops has increased rapidly during recent decades; they are now grown for food in 31 countries and for feed in 19 counties (Aldemita et al. 2015). The most commonly incorporated trait is herbicide tolerance (HT; e.g. crop tolerance to glyphosate and glufosinate), followed by insect resistance (IR; e.g. crops containing genes that produce insecticidal proteins derived from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)) (Aldemita et al. 2015). Crops with stacked… 
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