Essays Tagged: "Bacillus Thuringiensis"

The Benefits and Risks of Transgenic Crops.

ng these genetic and biotechnological methods.Scientists have succeeded in transferring a gene from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) to economical plants like corn and cotton. Bt is a common soil bacterium ... State University.Ferre, J., and J. Van Rie. 2002. "Biochemistry and genetic of insect resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis."Kinney, D. "Butterfly-Killing Corn: A Bad Dose of Genetically Engineered Cor ...

(3 pages) 126 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

A researched essay on the environmental impact of genetically engineering crops.

xplained in his article, "Transgenic Pollen Harms Monarch Larvae," that transgenic corn carries the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) bacterial toxin in its genotype. With a pollen dispersal range of sixty ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Agricultural Bioengineering

to the European Corn Borer. The corn was engineered to contain genes from a soil bacteria known as Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), this bacteria naturally produces a toxic protein that kills caterpillar ...

(9 pages) 72 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Corn Rootworm - Genetic Defects of Pesticides on Plants

llowing 20% refuge for the insect, or the area that is planted to non-resistant corn.A protein from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is used in the YieldGuard Rootworm corn. The Bt microbe specifically tar ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Classification and Evolution of Life Part

ost types of weeds without killing the crop. Insecticidal crops contain genes of the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). These genes cause the plants to produce a chemical toxic to the Europea ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Genetically modified seeds

010) reveals that in experiments comparing the effects of genetically modified maize expressing the Bacillus Thuringiensis protein (Bt) and glyphosate herbicide tolerance to that of non-genetically mo ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers