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Research Article

Field-Evolved Resistance to Bt Maize by Western Corn Rootworm

  • Aaron J. Gassmann mail,

    aaronjg@iastate.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Jennifer L. Petzold-Maxwell,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Ryan S. Keweshan,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Mike W. Dunbar

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Published: July 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022629

About the Authors

Aaron J. Gassmann, Jennifer L. Petzold-Maxwell, Ryan S. Keweshan, Mike W. Dunbar
Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: aaronjg@iastate.edu

Competing Interests

Aaron Gassmann has received research funding, not related to this project, from Dow, Monsanto, Pioneer, Syngenta, and Bayer CropScience. Aaron Gassmann has filed a provisional patent for the seedling based assay described in this manuscript. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AJG. Performed the experiments: JLP-M RSK MWD. Analyzed the data: AJG JLP-M. Wrote the paper: AJG JLP-M RSK.