volume 167, issue 6, P553-560 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12801
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Yinghua Shu, Yan Du, Jianwu Wang

Abstract: Transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner (Bt) crops receive particular attention because they carry genes encoding insecticidal proteins that might negatively affect non-target arthropods. Here, laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate the impact of Cry1Ab-expressing transgenic maize [5422Bt1 (event Bt11) and 5422CBCL (MON810)] on the biological parameters of two non-target arthropods, the aphid Rhopalosiphum maidis (Fitch) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and its predator the ladybeetle Propylea japonica (T…

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