Expert says rootworms in Iowa resist Monsanto's biotech corn

08/29/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The

Corn rootworms in four fields in northeast Iowa have developed resistance to Monsanto's biotech corn designed to resist the pest, and such a problem might result in a change in farm management practices, according to a study by Aaron Gassmann, an entomologist at Iowa State University. Monsanto said that its rootworm-resistant seed lines continue to perform their functions on more than 99% of the acres planted with the crops and that it's premature to know the implications of the findings for farmers.

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