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  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy
  • Keywords:insects

Bt, or Bacillus thuringiensis, is a species of spore-forming bacteria that occurs naturally in most soils around the world, as well as in some plants. During sporulation, Bt produces proteins that aggregate into crystals, some of which operate as toxins ...

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