Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 38 - 38.3 - Concept Check - Page 838: 2


Since fumonisin is a chemical produced by fungi which infect developing maize seeds that have been damaged by insects, BT corn, with less damage, sees less fungal growth and, thus, less fumonisin.

Work Step by Step

The background information for this question is on p. 833. Use your imagination to connect the decreased damage with what else (fungal infection and concomitant fumonisin production) comes with that.
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