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2013-10-15 23:04:05

International Weed-Resistance Experts Advocate Diverse Farming Techniques to Battle “Monster Weeds” RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 International weed-resistance experts warn U.S. crop producers that herbicide-resistant weeds are aggressively taking hold in many parts of the country and pose a significant threat to U.S. crop productivity and profitability. As farmers in other countries have demonstrated, however, these so-called “monster weeds” can be...

2013-08-21 23:20:46

Cultivation approval from USDA - mid-decade launch planned with a new mode of action: tolerance to isoxaflutole and glyphosate herbicides Research Triangle Park, N.C. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Bayer CropScience and MS Technologies LLC have achieved a milestone on their path to delivering new solutions for soybean farmers. The dual herbicide tolerance trait Balance™ GT (Event FG72) has received cultivation approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This step follows approval...

2013-03-22 23:20:10

WSSA has published a new article. As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. These crops provide a weed management tool to meet the needs of modern agriculture. A corresponding decrease has been noted in the use of soil-applied herbicides that farmers have relied on heavily in recent...

2013-03-01 23:00:02

New mode of action for effective soybean weed control expected to launch between 2015 and 2020 as a new tool to prevent and manage weed resistance. Monheim, Germany (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Bayer CropScience and Syngenta have submitted applications for the approval of a new herbicide-tolerance soybean trait in various countries. It is now under review by regulatory authorities in the United States and Canada as well as key soybean-importing countries, including the European Union. The launch...

2012-01-27 16:25:00

Bayer CropScience is pleased to announce that it has received registration from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its TwinLink® technology for cotton in the USA. The EPA registration completes the federal regulatory authorization of this technology in the US. Monheim (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Bayer CropScience is pleased to announce that it has received registration from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its TwinLink® technology for cotton in the USA....

2009-06-25 08:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del. and MONHEIM, Germany, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Bayer CropScience have entered into a series of long-term business agreements related to key plant biotechnology traits and enabling technologies that will help increase agricultural productivity around the world. These agreements create significant value capture opportunities for both parties through herbicide and seed sales as well as royalties. The agreements establish cross-licenses that will...

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2008-04-22 10:09:53

A USDA study suggests that planting herbicide-tolerant crop varieties and using contact herbicides can reduce herbicide loss and concentrations in runoff.The residual herbicides commonly used in the production of corn and soybean are frequently detected in rivers, streams, and reservoirs at concentrations that exceed drinking water standards in areas where these crops are extensively grown. When these bodies of water are used as sources of drinking water this contamination can lead to...

2006-08-23 11:30:00

By Jeremy Smith BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has tightened document requirements on U.S. long grain rice imports to prove they are free of an unauthorized genetically modified organism (GMO), the European Commission said on Wednesday. The decision follows the discovery by U.S. authorities of trace amounts of the unauthorized GMO rice strain in long grain samples that were targeted for commercial use. "The European Commission has today adopted a decision requiring imports of long...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.