TITLE

Would mean fewer acres Natural Bollgard II refuge proposed

AUTHOR(S)
Laws, Forrest
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;2/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposal by Monsanto Co. to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding the company's Bollgrad II cotton technology. The proposal is to allow farmers reduce the number of refuge acres. Cotton growers have two options in planting the Bollgard or Bollgard II cotton. Both options were designed in providing source of susceptible moth.
ACCESSION #
19761553

 

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