A case study of Bt Maize in Kenya by A Hilbeck; David Alan Andow

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175–182. L. J. (1994) Field evaluation and potential impact of transgenic cottons (Gossypium hirsutum) in Australia. Biocontrol Science and Technology 4, 535–548. L. and Olsen, K. (1998) Changing efficacy of transgenic Bt cotton – patterns and consequences. I. G. (eds) Pest Management – Future Challenges. University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 189–196. A. (2006) Resistance risks of Bt cotton and their management in Brazil. A. G. (eds) Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 2: Methodologies for Assessing Bt Cotton in Brazil.

2005). Resistance evolution in H. armigera is considered the most serious risk and Australia has implemented a comprehensive resistance management strategy to delay it (Fitt, 2004). This includes a requirement for refuges, which include non-Bt cotton and alternative host plants such as pigeon pea, sorghum and maize. Growers pay a significant fee to use the technology and are audited several times during the growing season to document compliance with the management strategy. Compliance is very high.

2006) Resistance risks of Bt cotton and their management in Brazil. A. G. (eds) Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 2: Methodologies for Assessing Bt Cotton in Brazil. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 300–345. Fontes, E. (2007) Policy briefs: a healthy mix: strategies for GM and non-GM crop coexistence. SciDevNet April 2007. fuseaction=policybrief& dossier=6&policy=137 (accessed 10 November 2007). , Ramalho, F. A. C. (2006) The cotton agricultural context in Brazil.

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