Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-17-2003

Abstract

On February 25, 2003, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that they had approved for commercial use transgenic corn that controls corn rootworm larvae. This new product will provide corn growers with a safe pest control alternative that can reduce reliance on traditional insecticides. The reduced insecticide use will directly benefit the environment and can mean less chemical exposure to people who apply pesticides to corn.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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