Circadian Clock Genes Help a Crop Pest Adapt to Climate Change
Circadian Clock Genes Help a Crop Pest Adapt to Climate Change
As global temperatures rise and winters shorten, caterpillars of the corn borer moth are emerging earlier in parts of the US thanks to changes in two genes, researchers find.
Circadian Clock Genes Help a Crop Pest Adapt to Climate Change
Circadian Clock Genes Help a Crop Pest Adapt to Climate Change

As global temperatures rise and winters shorten, caterpillars of the corn borer moth are emerging earlier in parts of the US thanks to changes in two genes, researchers find.

As global temperatures rise and winters shorten, caterpillars of the corn borer moth are emerging earlier in parts of the US thanks to changes in two genes, researchers find.

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