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Monarchs, Bt, and Corn Pollen

Last summer, Cornell University scientists published a study showing that pollen from corn plants genetically engineered to contain the Bacillus thurigenensis (Bt) toxin kills monarch larvae. The researchers dusted Bt pollen onto milkweed leaves and the larvae died when they ate the leaves. Read More »

Tips for Teachers

At this year's MITC Reunion, teachers from all over MN gathered to share successes, frustrations, and new ideas for teaching with monarchs. Here are some of their tips. Read More »

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