A journal article published recently (July 2014) confirms that rotation-resistant and rotation-susceptible western corn rootworms are affected by Bt root tissue in a similar fashion. The citation for this article is provided below.
A new study answers a question that has baffled researchers for more than 15 years: How does the western corn rootworm — an insect that thrives on corn but dies on soybeans — persist in fields that alternate between corn and soybeans?
Registration for the Soil Health Field Day at Burr Oak Farms & Unruh Cover Cropping in Lewiston, Minn., is open. Topics covered include roller-crimping, alternative forages, a drone seeding demo and seeding equipment.
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