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EPA Needs Better Data, Plans and Tools to Manage Insect Resistance to Genetically Engineered Corn

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Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type

Report #16-P-0194, June 1, 2016

What Was Found

Bt crops have reduced insecticide applications by 123 million pounds. The EPA can preserve this significant public benefit through enhanced monitoring and preparation to address insect resistance in Bt corn.

Report Materials

Podcast: Report Overview with Gabby Fekete Podcast: Report Overview with Gabby Fekete (mp3)

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