Genetically Modified Crops for Insect Resistance – Hybrid Crops

Insect resistance – Bt Crops: i. Bt Cotton Bt cotton is a genetically modified organism (GMO) or genetically modified pest resistant plant cotton variety, which produces an insecticide activity to bollworm. Strains of the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis produce over 200 different Bt toxins, each harmful to different insects. Most Bt toxins are insecticidal to the […]