Corn Borer Worm Adapting to Monsanto Bt Corn Faster Than Expected

“Crop pests appear to have developed resistance to an insect toxin inserted into GM corn plants.  As a result, these ‘superbugs’ are surviving efforts by farmers to kill them and so are damaging food crops on farms in the U.S.  The revelation is a blow to supporters of the technology and raises questions over whether the regime that approves and polices genetically modified crops is sufficiently rigorous.” …

So what’s the surprise here?  It’s been happening ever since pesticides were invented.  This was utterly and completely to be expected.   All monsanto has managed to do is corrupt the corn genome.

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