CSIRO Decodes Genome of Megapests

13:00 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | ISAAA

CSIRO scientists and partners successfully mapped for the first time the genome of cotton bollworm and corn earworm, two of the most devastating caterpillar pests in agriculture. This relevant information will make it easier for researchers to identify the weaknesses of the pests, predict how they will mutate, and design plants that they will not w...

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