Université de Neuchâtel

Compatibility of Bt-transgenic crops with biological control

Lawo, Nora Caroline ; Rahier, Martine (Dir.) ; Romeis, Jörg (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2008 ; Th. 2041.

One of the most widely discussed ecological effects of genetically engineered (GE) crops is their impact on non-target organisms including natural enemies that are important for pest regulation and thus of economic value. Prior to commercialization of a GE crop a detailed risk assessment for potential adverse effects on non-target organisms has to be conducted. Finding surrogate species is...