Biology B6 (11)

  • Created by: aleena147
  • Created on: 04-02-20 19:22

genetic engineering 


make plants resitant to pest 

bacterium called bacillus thuringiensis which produces a toxin taht kills manyof the insect larvae that are harmful to crops 

gene for Bt toxin is inserted into crops, like corn and cotton, which then produce their toxins in stems and leaves, making them resistant to the insect plants 

the toxin is specific to pests ist harmless to humans…


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