GM Crops Offer Natural Pest Control | The Scientist

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“They found that across all sites as insecticide spraying declined, predatory arthropod populations rose, bringing down populations of aphids, insects that consume and damage crops by carrying viruses . In addition, the team also studied experimental Bt cotton plots, and found that where predator populations were high in the Bt cotton, they were correspondingly high in surrounding peanut and soybean plots, suggesting the benefits of increased predators spilled over to neighboring crops.”


In.  Your.  FACES!!  Loony.  Greenies.  Actual proven BENEFITS!!  From GM!!  From a long term, HUGE experiment!!  I’ve been waiting a while for this.

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