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Bt maize and frogs : an investigation into possible adverse effects of Bt toxin exposure to amphibian larvae
(North-West University, 2012)
Genetically modified maize expressing the Bt-protein Cry1Ab (Bt maize) is planted widely in South Africa. Crop residues of Bt maize often end up in aquatic ecosystems where aquatic organisms are exposed to Cry1Ab protein. ...
The effect of glyphosate and Cry1Ab proteins on the growth and survival of tadpoles of two amphibian species
Studies have shown that pesticides have negative effects on non-target organisms. Lately more studies are focusing on amphibians due to their rapid world-wide decline. This study addressed the potential effects of glyphosate ...