Concerns about the global viability of GMO wheat killed Monsanto tests in 2005, at which time most industry observers assumed the production of such crops had been put to rest. But this week tests confirmed an unusually resilient wheat crop found in an Oregon field was a genetically modified. Mark Flowers, Cereal Specialist at Oregon State University, says the crop was discovered when the farmer was attempting to rotate his crop. He said,
"That's when this was noticed. Some of the wheat did not die."