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Kissed A Farmer: Decision 2013: Drought Resistant & GMO Cottonseed Varieties leading the polls

. Kissed A Farmer: Decision 2013: Drought Resistant & GMO Cottonseed Varieties leading the polls.

Bt Toxin

A bacteria species called Bacillus thuringiensis, which occurs naturally in the soil, manufactures a poison called Bt toxin. It seems to target plant pests, such as the European corn borer, almost exclusively. Corn and cotton have also been genetically engineered to express the Bt toxin, making the plants poisonous to pests but not to humans. […]

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