Insecticide-resistance is a genetic decline in a pest inhabitant’s exposure to a pesticide, the inheritances are transferred from one generation to other generation. Crops that have been genetically engineered for Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) resistance could significantly lower production costs and grant farmers with new insect control ways within the upcoming years. The success of commercialization depends on several factors, including patent issues, regulatory climate, and the capability of scientists to deal with targeted insects.
Chris Clayton writes a response article to the budget cuts from the Trump Administration. Read moreRead More »
EPA is extending from Nov. 21 to Dec. 21 the public comment period on its draft human health risk assessment of the pesticide malathion that aims to support its decisions on re-registering the substance. Read moreRead More »