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Tobacco Plants Advertise They Are Ready To Attack Leafhoppers
2012-05-23 10:25:32

Like blood-sucking insects, herbivores evaluate their host's readiness for defense

2011-12-13 01:05:24

Wheat's genetic resistance to Hessian flies has been failing, but a group of Purdue University and U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists believe that other plants may soon be able to come to the rescue.

2011-11-21 22:53:11

Genetically modified animals are designed to contain the spread of pathogens.

2011-10-19 13:08:44

Scientists have developed Bt toxins for the management of Bt resistance in European corn borer and other crop pests.

Consumers Willing To Pay More For Healthier GM Foods
2011-09-15 08:08:55

Consumers are eager to get their hands on, and teeth into, foods that are genetically modified (GM) to increase health benefits - and even pay more for the opportunity.

2011-07-07 00:00:30

The European Parliament debate on the cultivation of GM crops highlights how difficult it is to give more power to the Member States to opt-out of planting products whilst preserving a workable science-based decision-making system at an EU level.

2011-06-15 09:30:00

Revised rules will help prevent future infestations of non-native invasive insects, diseases, and plants ARLINGTON, Va., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.