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Global Status of Field-Evolved Pest Resistance to Bt Crops

Caption: Global status of field-evolved pest resistance to Bt crops: Of the 24 cases analyzed, five showed resistance that caused reduced efficacy of Bt crops (red), five were intermediate levels of resistance (orange and yellow), and 14 showed either little or no resistance (blue and green).

Credit: Image courtesy of Nature Biotechnology

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