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.
CAST has released a paper series on “The Need for Agricultural Innovation to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050.” Read the issue paperRead More »
The controversy surrounding Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera is nearing a close as the company announced a $1.51 billion settlement to America’s farmers this week. The journey to this decision has been long and arduous for all parties involved. Read moreRead More »