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Genetically Modified Foods: Harmful or Helpful?
(Released April 2000)

  by Deborah B. Whitman  


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  1. Production of transgenic tropical maize with cryIAb and cryIAc genes via microprojectile bombardment of immature embryos
    Theoretical and Applied Genetics [Theor. Appl. Genet.], vol. 99, no. 3/4, pp. 437-444, 24 Aug 1999

  2. Insecticidal toxin in root exudates from Bt corn
    Nature, vol. 402, no. 6761, p. 480, 2 Dec 1999

  3. Increased baculovirus susceptibility of armyworm larvae feeding on transgenic rice plants expressing an entomopoxvirus gene
    Nature Biotechnology [Nat. Biotechnol.], vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 1122-1124, Nov 1999

  4. Development time and resistance to Bt crops
    Nature, vol. 400, no. 6744, p. 519, 5 Aug 1999

  5. Photorhabdus toxins: novel biological insecticides
    Current Opinion in Microbiology [Curr. Opin. Microbiol.], vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 284-288, Jun 1999

  6. Potential side effects of insect-resistant transgenic plants on arthropod natural enemies
    Trends in Biotechnology [Trends Biotechnol.], vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 210-216, May 1999

  7. Overexpression of the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Cry2Aa2 protein in chloroplasts confers resistance to plants against susceptible and Bt-resistant insects
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA [Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA], vol. 96, no. 05, pp. 1840-1845, 2 Mar 1999

  8. Recombinant plant expressing non-competitively binding insecticidal crystal proteins
    US Patent 5866784, , 2 Feb 1999

  9. Physiological adaptation explains the insensitivity of Baris coerulescens to transgenic oilseed rape expressing oryzacystatin I
    Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology [Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol.], vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 131-138, Feb 1999

  10. Soybean Kunitz trypsin inhibitor (SKTI) confers resistance to the brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stael) in transgenic rice
    Molecular Breeding [Mol. Breed.], vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1-9, 1999

  11. Increased insect resistance in transgenic wheat stably expressing trypsin inhibitor CMe
    Molecular Breeding [Mol. Breed.], vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 53-63, 1999

  12. Tri-trophic interactions involving pest aphids, predatory 2-spot ladybirds and transgenic potatoes expressing snowdrop lectin for aphid resistance
    Molecular Breeding [Mol. Breed.], vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 75-83, 1999

  13. Managing Insect Resistance to Plants Producing Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins
    Critical Reviews in Biotechnology [Crit. Rev. Biotechnol.], vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 227-276, 1999

  14. Enhanced insect resistance in plants genetically engineered with a plant hormone gene involved in cytokinin biosynthesis
    US Patent 5792934, , 11 Aug 1998

  15. Using an F sub(2) Screen to Search for Resistance Alleles to Bacillus thuringiensis Toxin in European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
    Journal of Economic Entomology [J. Econ. Entomol.], vol. 91, no. 3, pp. 579-584, Jun 1998

  16. Evaluation of Transgenic Corn for Resistance to Corn Earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and Southwestern Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in a Laboratory Bioassay
    Journal of Agricultural Entomology [J. Agric. Entomol.], vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 105-112, Apr 1998

  17. Insect-resistant transgenic brinjal plants
    Molecular Breeding [Mol. Breed.], vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 33-37, 1998

  18. Transgenic pollen harms monarch larvae
    Nature, vol. 399, no. 6733, p. 214, 1999