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2014-09-12 12:22:13

- "Right to Grow" program offers U.S. farmers corn rootworm control and a stewardship premium for Agrisure Duracade corn planted in 2015 MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept.

2014-02-20 12:23:17

- Agrisure Duracade(TM) introductory launch program "Right to Grow" offers farmers step-change in corn rootworm control and 2014 grain marketing options MINNETONKA, Minn., Feb.

2013-11-26 16:35:13

Corn that contains proteins that protect it from insect damage has been grown in the U.S. since the mid-1990s.

How Western Corn Rootworm Resists Crop Rotation
2012-07-19 08:40:51

A new study answers a question that has baffled researchers for more than 15 years: How does the western corn rootworm – an insect that thrives on corn but dies on soybeans – persist in fields that alternate between corn and soybeans? The answer, researchers say, has to do with enzyme production in the rootworm gut.

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2012-03-12 10:26:26

The corn rootworm is threatening to become agriculture’s worst nightmare as biotech corn is continually losing its resistance to the damaging pests.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.