THE ECONOMICS OF REFUGE DESIGN FOR BT CORN
Martin, Marshall A.
Preckel, Paul V.
Dobbins, Craig L.
Edwards, C. Richard
Bt Corn, refuges, European corn borer, Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies,
Planting Bt corn on large areas may lead to European corn borer (ECB) resistance to Bt. Scientists recommend planting a non-Bt corn refuge as part of a resistance management strategy. Different refuge configurations may impact farm profits differently. This paper analyzes the economics of alternative refuge configurations in Indiana.