Maintaining Susceptibility to Insecticidal Traits in Populations of Corn Pests

In the course of insect resistance management, growers that use Bt crops face a question: whether to plant a separate nearby refuge field of non-insecticidal crops or to use a blended mixture of seeds that produce both in the same field. A new review of existing research on this question suggests the answer is highly dependent on the characteristics of individual pest species.

Source: Entomology Today

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