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Bt crops are genetically modified and transcribed crops produce by using the specific gene from the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis.

The gene is coded for a crystal protein that is toxic to some larvae, called as cry proteins.

These crops are grown without using insecticides or pesticides.

Examples of these crops are: Bt cotton, Bt potato, Bt maize, etc

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