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Scientists have discovered the mechanism for pink bollworm resistance to Bt cotton (David Nance, USDA)

Scientists have discovered the mechanism for pink bollworm resistance to Bt cotton (David Nance, USDA)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the discovery of how pests develop resistance to biotech cotton, the intensification of the battle against coffee rust, and a biodiversity assessment of over 10,000 Ghanaian cocoa farms.

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