Corn Rootworm Traits en Monsanto, Dow Agrosciences cross-license next generation of weed, insect control technology in corn <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences have reached new cross-licensing agreements for creation of the next generation of advanced weed and insect control technology in corn.<br /> <br /> <a href="" target="_blank">Monsanto</a> will license Dow AgroSciences&#39; new Enlist Weed Control System herbicide-tolerant trait for use in field corn.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Rootworm Traits Dow AgroSciences Monsanto Seed Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:15:00 +0000 63881 at Syngenta announces approval of Duracade corn rootworm trait <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <a href="" target="_blank">Syngenta</a> announced today the USDA has fully deregulated the Agrisure Duracade corn rootworm trait. Producers can expect corn hybrids containing the trait to be available for the 2014 season.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Rootworm Traits Syngenta Biotech Traits Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:44:00 +0000 62911 at Photo: Mike Krivit Next generation of insect-control traits for corn <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The next generation of insect-control traits from the seed corn industry will help growers deter yield loss, particularly from corn rootworm feeding.</p> <p> &ldquo;Historically, the main pests in corn have been corn rootworm and European corn borer,&rdquo; says Clint Pilcher, DuPont Pioneer scientific affairs director. &ldquo;Corn borers are not extinct, but we have seen a significant decrease in their overall population levels across the Corn Belt in recent years with increased use of Bt corn hybrids.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Rootworm Traits Soybean varieties Seed Tue, 11 Sep 2012 18:19:00 +0000 59301 at Photo: Mike Krivit New corn rootworm trait from Syngenta <div class="field-byline"> Source: Syngenta </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The next-generation corn rootworm trait from Syngenta has been named Duracade and is expected to be on the market in 2014.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Rootworm Traits Thu, 08 Dec 2011 19:12:00 +0000 52281 at In-field resistance to Bt corn rootworm trait documented <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Moore </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The first documented case of corn rootworm resistance to Bt hybrids expressing the Cry3Bb1 toxin (found in Yieldgard RW, Yieldgard VT3 and SmartStax hybrid) has been documented by Iowa State University researchers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Rootworm Traits Wed, 17 Aug 2011 03:07:00 +0000 49331 at Purdue University Extension 'Evening complex' proteins help corn grow taller at night <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of California, San Diego </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers have long known that crops like corn and sorghum grow taller at night. But the biochemical mechanisms that control this nightly stem elongation, common to most plants, have been something of a mystery to biologists — until now. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Rootworm Traits Seed Mon, 18 Jul 2011 19:49:00 +0000 48721 at Pioneer Hi-Bred's Optimum AcreMax 1 includes rootworm refuge in the bag <div class="node-body video-body">Pioneer Hi-Bred's first refuge-in-a-bag product, Optimum AcreMax 1, has seen strong sales for 2011, according to Bill Belzer, senior marketing manager, North America corn. The next generation of refuge products should be approved for use in 2012.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Bt Corn Rootworm Traits Corn hybrids Seed Corn Rootworm Seed Mon, 25 Apr 2011 19:35:00 +0000 46291 at Monsanto receives approval of refuge-in-a-bag product <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Monsanto just received full regulatory approval for a single-bag refuge product for corn. The product is called Genuity SmartStax RIB Complete and can be planted across a corn grower&rsquo;s entire field. It is a blend of 95% Genuity SmartStax corn seed and 5% refuge (non-Bt) seed. No separate, structured refuge is needed for either above- or below-ground pests in the Corn Belt. Monsanto does caution that growers planting Genuity SmartStax without the RIB Complete will still need a refuge.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Crop Protection Bt Glyphosate-Tolerant Corn Rootworm Traits Corn hybrids Seed Bt Corn Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2011 04:00:00 +0000 46191 at Asgrow, Genuity offer high-yield management practices for soybeans <div class="node-body video-body">A Genuity/Roundup Ready 2 Yield platform from Monsanto with high-yield management practices offers growers substantial yield increases in soybeans. Jerry Devore, Asgrow marketing manager, and Lisa Flynn, Genuity traits marketing manager, explain the practices. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Herbicides Bt Glyphosate-Tolerant Corn Rootworm Traits Seed Treatments Soybean varieties Herbicide-tolerant crops Seed Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:03:00 +0000 45891 at Syngenta-Pioneer license, Novozymes purchase of EMD Crop BioScience <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Cooperation and acquisitions continue in the seed and crop protection business. Syngenta and DuPont just signed a corn rootworm trait licensing agreement. And Novozymes purchased the Crop BioScience business from Merck KGaA. These two events are part of a growing business model that involves competitors cooperating.</p> <h3> Syngenta-Pioneer</h3> <p> Syngenta has agreed to license its Agrisure corn rootworm trait to DuPont&rsquo;s Pioneer Hi-Bred. This deal could be worth over $400 million in cumulative payments, according to a news release from both companies.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Rootworm Traits Agrochemicals Corn Rootworm Insecticides Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 23 Dec 2010 05:00:00 +0000 44301 at