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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Brian D Williams
> Yes, as I pointed out already adult Monarchs only consume nectar,
> so it is the adults who are affected by this GM corn. I wasn't
> aware corn was a good source for nectar, but apparently it is.
> Maybe Bonnie our resident green thumb can enlighten us.
I do see a few butterflies on corn tassels, which are the male flower of the
corn plant. More commonly I see bees. But, as Mike pointed out, corn is
mainly pollinated by wind. I never see corn plants swarming with
butterflies and bees as I do insect pollinated plants such as, say, tree
huckleberry (_Vaccinium arboreum_).
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