Insect resistance in cotton and maize is conferred by expressing a bacteria gene for a toxin that targets the insect species but has no effect on humans or animals. Which genes are expressed in transgenic cotton and maize to reduce the need for insecticides?

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Neomycin resistance (NeoR)


C4 EPSP synthase


Bt toxin genes


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Bt toxin genes

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