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Corn genetically engineered to produce a toxin to kill insect pests is only working on some pests. While this toxin is killing European corn borers, other insects are still surviving and attacking the plants

Corn genetically engineered to produce a toxin to kill insect pests is only working on some pests. While this toxin is killing European corn borers, other insects are still surviving and attacking the plants. Consequently, biotech companies are advising farmers to spray the corn with other pesticides. These and other findings negate claims by industry that biotech crops will reduce the need for pesticides.

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