Posted: April 14, 2012
Entomologist Eileen Cullen is an expert on integrated pest management, field and forage crops, and conventional and organic agriculture.
Cullen is among a group of concerned scientists that wrote a letter to the EPA in March 2012 warning about the spread of recently discovered populations of corn rootworm that are resistant to genetically engineered corn, and urging the organization to take steps to discourage the spread of this menacing pest.
The group’s warning was delivered in the form of a EPA Open Docket Letter posted on March 7 titled “Comment submitted by Patrick Porter, North Central Coordinating Committee NCCC46 (22 members).”
For more information, read NPR’s The Salt blog post:
Insect experts issue ‘urgent’ warning on using biotech seeds.
Courtesy of CALS News