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.
In his first appearance before the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defended President Donald Trump’s budget in general, but said that in many areas, he realizes he can “benefit from some guidance” from the appropriators. Read moreRead More »
With big advancements in science including the new concept of gene-altering CRISPR/Cas9, scientists believe they have found an effective way of protecting humans from deadly, disease-transmitting mosquitoes. Read more about their advancements by clicking here.Read More »