Monsanto Co.’s insect-killing corn is toppling over in northwestern Illinois fields, a sign that rootworms outside of Iowa may have developed resistance to the genetically modified crop, according to one scientist.
Fall armyworms in southern Florida survived a pesticide engineered into corn by Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., the second insect to show signs of resistance to genetically modified crops in the U.S., according to a study.
U.S. regulators, seeking to overturn a judge’s ruling throwing out a moratorium on deep-water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, said opponents of the ban should be required to file a new lawsuit to pursue their claims.
Allot Communications Ltd. fell in New York to trade at the biggest discount to its Tel Aviv shares in three weeks on concern delays in securing contracts and an acquisition announced yesterday will erode earnings.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is preparing to offer analyses of its biomedical stocks to lure listings from the U.S. and encourage institutional investors to buy shares lagging behind the bourse’s benchmark index.