Using the age-old formula 'spray and pray', American cotton farmers are not making much progress in their equally old struggle against the cotton moth. These voracious beasts have become resistant to all pesticides and still like the taste of cotton plants. Building in genes that make the plants poisonous to the caterpillars will only be successful for a short period, according to evolutionary biologists. So ecologists hit on a ruse to slow the development of resistance by a factor of between ten and fifty times.
You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.