Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-30-2007

Abstract

Syngenta's decision to proceed with encouraging farmers to plant Agrisure™ Rootworm Trait (MIR 604) hybrids has created concern among many people in the Midwest as well as around the world.

Certainly hybrids resistant to rootworm feeding are an advantage especially as corn following corn acreage increases. However, the fact that at this time the new Syngenta events are not approved in many countries outside of the United States presents marketing and production problems. These concerns apply equally to customers who buy corn directly and to customers who buy protein feed products from either corn wet milling or dry grind ethanol plants.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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