Is this some bizarre part of the plan to manage the build-up of resistant
populations of CPB? ... or part of a plan to make Bt obsolete as soon as
Organic farmers have expressed great concern that the widespread planting of
these potatoes may hasten the evolution of resistance to this now-valuable,
organic insecticide Bt, Bacillus thruingiensis. . Even Monsanto, the potato's
creator, acknowledges that future resistance will be a problem and that their
new genetically-engineered potato will have a short life in the marketplace.
The russet-Burbank potato variety accounts for nearly half of all the potatoes
grown in North America and virtually all of the potatoes used in frozen foods
and served in fast food restaurants.
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