Update: Plant Health News (27 Feb 13)

Caterpillars in China have are beginning to show signs of resistance to Bt Cotton © AgriLife Today (CC BY-NC-ND)
Pests in China are beginning to show signs of resistance to Bt Cotton © AgriLife Today (CC BY-NC-ND)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including an advance in biological control, tips to drain soil, making the land usable and a study to develop strategies against Bollworm resistance to Bt Cotton in China.

Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!

See more plant health news on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank.

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One thought on “Update: Plant Health News (27 Feb 13)

  1. seoconsultinggroup March 8, 2013 / 7:28 pm

    “Pests in China are beginning to show signs of resistance to Bt Cotton © AgriLife Today (CC BY-NC-ND)”

    Wow, this is not a good sign. Just as bacteria has become resistant to antibiotics, the pests are evolving; just what is the next step? Are we going to use even more powerful chemicals? It seems to me that evolution is surpassing our ability to manufacture a solution, which is driving us to bring chemicals to the marketplace without thoroughly testing them. Which is worse, pests or harmful chemicals?

    Travis
    infraredsaunahelp.com

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