Thursday, June 28, 2012

Report: Nature May Soon Overcome Monsanto as ‘Super Rootworms’ Destroy Crops

Anthony Gucciardi
Activist Post

What will be the end of Monsanto? Could it be lawsuits, new legislation, or perhaps even a tiny insect that is less than 0.10 mm in length.

A new report reveals that rootworms may ultimately be what ends Monsanto’s crops, despite the biotech giant’s rampant success within the United States legislative system. 

Amazingly, western corn rootworms have virtually no problem gobbling up Monsanto’s modified maize crop, as they have developed a serious resistance to the very crops designed to kill them. So much so that these little critters are outpacing Monsanto’s top scientists.

To make matters worse for the company, the resistant rootworms are maturing earlier than expected this year. And with the enhanced growth has come enhanced birth rates, with the bug’s larvae hatching the earliest in decades. 

Monsanto, of course, is absolutely defenseless against the resistant rootworms which have adapted to their biopesticide known as Bt. At least 8 populations of insects have developed resistance, with 2 populations resistant to Bt sprays and at least 6 species resistant to Bt crops as a whole. The answer? Use even more intelligence-crushing pesticides.


Rootworms, Nature Overcome Monsanto’s GMO Crops

It is for this reason that the EPA has warned in the past that Monsanto’s crops will soon be ravaged by the insects. In their report on the subject, the EPA states:
Monsanto’s program for monitoring suspected cases of resistance is ‘inadequate’.
The statements have been reinforced by another group of concerned scientists. A body of 22 academic corn experts voiced serious concerns over GMO crop failures back in March, warning that a collapse of the GMO corn industry may soon follow — a particularly mighty prediction when considering that 94 percent of the US supply is currently of the genetically modified variety. It is also important to consider that much of the corn is not used for food, but for biodiesel purposes.

Will nature adapt to Monsanto’s genetically modified creations and lead to their downfall in the end? 

Time and time again researchers and agricultural professionals have been calling upon Monsanto and the United States government to return to traditional and sustainable farming practices — even citing the fact that Monsanto’s GMOs produce even less yield

Instead, the modified crops have overtaken much of the food supply. Now, in the face of collapse, the only answer provided by Monsanto is to drench crops in even more pesticides and modify their genetic coding to an even greater degree.

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This article first appeared at Natural Society, an excellent resource for health news and vaccine information.


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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Very interesting, a collapse of the GMO corn industry would be great news. Screw Monsanto! Those thugs belong in prison for genocide of humanity and the planet. We need justice now!

Anonymous said...

never thought id see myself saying this , but thats one nice bug :P go eat ur bellies full buggies :D

Angel said...

NEEM! Neem oil has been used for centuries to ward off pests in gardens. But see, that's something Monsanto can't make money off of since it is a natural plant oil.

I never thought I'd be glad to hear of farm crops dying off but this made my day. We're going to have hell to pay for a few years in our grocery store bill but just remember that in the end it'll all be worth it-- we'll have our tried and true methods of farming back.

Grow the Three Sisters in your garden every other year and you'll see massive improvements in soil.

Anonymous said...

IT'S NOT NICE TO FOOL MOTHER NATURE!! SHE DOESN'T LIKE IT AND WILL DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT! YOU GO GIRL!!!

Anonymous said...

Nature fights back, I love it! Monsanto and the like don't use sustainable practices, it's inevitable that they won't work in the end. But how much will they destroy before they fold? You go, rootworm. Anyone know where I can buy any? :)

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