How to cope with insect resistance to Bt toxins?

Abstract

Transgenic Bt crops producing insecticidal crystalline proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis, so-called Cry toxins, have proved useful in controlling insect pests. However, the future of Bt crops is threatened by the evolution of insect resistance. Understanding how Bt toxins work and how insects become resistant will provide the basis for taking measures to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2008.06.005

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