New corn rootworm trait from Syngenta to hit markets in 2014 pending approval

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Chuck Leonard, key account agronomist for Syngenta, says that Agrisure Duracade is a "game-changing" technology. The new corn rootworm trait is in testing now and on schedule to be released commercially in 2014. Leonard explains the benefits and ways farmers can manage resistance.

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on Mar 1, 2014

Corn rootworm larvae can destroy significant percentages of corn if left untreated. In the United States, current estimates show that 30 million acres (120,000 km²) of corn (out of 80 million grown) are infested with corn rootworms and area is expected to grow over the next 20 years.
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Corn rootworms are a pain. Looking forward to the remedy.

on Apr 17, 2014

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on Apr 18, 2014

That's not GM is it, sounds a bit off putting, if you ask me, but at the end of the day, I'm not an expert. Recent results having been too promising, looked like a really great product, but as stated, anything modified isn't really the best. Naturalistic methods is what needs to be explored, however, this could be all of that and then some. I need to do more research into it.

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