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- "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.
- 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.
Corn that contains proteins that protect it from insect damage has been grown in the U.S. since the mid-1990s.
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.
The corn rootworm is threatening to become agriculture’s worst nightmare as biotech corn is continually losing its resistance to the damaging pests.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.