Monsanto will continue to stress early application

April 2005
Southeast Farm Press;4/13/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p27
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The article reports that farmers who plant cotton varieties containing Monsanto Agricultural Co.'s new Roundup Ready Flex technology will not be limited to early season over-the-top sprays as they have been with the first generation of Roundup Ready. Kent Croon, product manager for Monsanto's Roundup Ready Flex technology, opines that they know that cotton is very sensitive to early season weed competition when growing conditions are less than ideal. Although growers will no longer be required to precision post-direct Roundup at fifth leaf through layby once Roundup Ready Flex varieties are fully cleared.


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