Toxic Pollen from widely planted genetically modified corn can kill monarch butterflies

Toxic Pollen from widely planted genetically modified corn can kill monarch butterflies

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Joshua Sipe Biology Toxic Pollen from widely planted genetically modified corn can kill monarch butterflies 1. The author Blaine P. Friedlander, Jr. is a professor at Cornell University along with other professors at Cornell University such as Linda S. Rayor and Maureen E. Carter. Since they are in the study of entomology they have vested interest in the issue of BT corn and its effect on monarch butterflies. This is a secondary source because the research was not done by them but by other scientists. 2. An increasingly popular commercial corn, genetically engineered to produce a bacterial toxin to protect against corn pests has an unwanted side effect on monarch caterpillars. 3. The intended audience for this piece of writing is other researchers or anyone who wants to learn more about the effects of BT corn. This piece of writing was written in the format of an essay, so it is appropriate because it delivers the information. The authors must have a good basis on the subject because they
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2009 for the course BIO 104 taught by Professor Dr.smith during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Adirondack.

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Toxic Pollen from widely planted genetically modified corn can kill monarch butterflies

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