Bollworm feed on the stems, leaves, flower heads and fruits of cotton. Genetically engineered Bt cotton provides inherent protection from this pest.
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A conventional cotton crop in Burkina Faso is rendered unusable by bollworm damage, which has increased since the government and cotton companies halted cultivation of Bt cotton.
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A Burkina Faso cotton boll is unsuitable for harvest due to damage by the bollworm, which has increased now that cultivation of Bt cotton has been stopped.
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