Leah Sandall - Distance Education Coordinator in Agronomy and Horticulture

Leah Sandall

Work Plant Sciences Hall (PLSH) 279L
Lincoln NE 68583-0915
Work 402-472-9295 On campus, dial 2-9295

Faculty Bio

Infographic showing map of Africa and extent of fall armyworm infestation and asking Can US farmer experience be useful in discussions on adoption of GM technologies?

Advocacy of Genetically Modified Crops is Needed to Increase Acceptance Worldwide

December 6, 2018
As fall armyworm extends its range in Africa, 13 countries are researching the value and risk of genetically modified crops to combat it and other pests. Only South Africa has approved Bt maize for farmer use. Information on US farmer experiences and practices with GM crops may be helpful to farmers in developing countries.

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