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Table 1 Publications related to Bt maize published in 2008 and 2009

From: Is the German suspension of MON810 maize cultivation scientifically justified?

Field of investigation MON810 Cry1A (other than MON810) Cry (other than Cry1A) Transgene unspecified
Agronomy 10 2 4 8
Coexistence 4 0 0 13
Transgene detection 5 4 2 0
Health 2 0 1 4
Impact on plant components 3 1 1 2
Impact on insecticide use 2 0 1 9
Impact on non-target arthropods 8a 15 7 11
Impact on microorganisms (including nematodes) 4 3 1 2
Mode of action 0 0 1 0
Persistence of transgene or transprotein in the environment 5 5 5 1
Pollen or/and seed transport 6 1 0 14
Resistance of target organisms 2 9 5 7
  1. aRefers to Górecka et al. (2008) and Zenner de Polania and Alvarez Alcaraz (2008) showing some impacts of Bt maize MON810 (expressing a Cry1Ab toxin) on non-target arthropods (see discussion below)