The 3rd Millennium Genetics (3MG) company in Puerto Rico has developed a brand-new line of corn technology called DuraYield. The new line contains native traits showing tolerance to drought and heat stress as well as insect pressure. Ed Baumgartner with 3MG explains the selection process of the new non-GMO line.
This is the 2nd piece in our "Week in Puerto Rico" series. Check back for more videos, photo galleries and stories in the series at www.farmindustrynews.com.
Piece 1: Video: Soybean, seed nursery business thrives in Puerto Rico
Piece 3: Photo gallery: Major rice company uses Puerto Rico for seed research, nursery
Piece 5: Gallery: Bayer CropScience expands seed research, nursery in Puerto Rico
Piece 6: Story: Move over Hawaii – Puerto Rico takes over U.S. winter seed work