Clearfield stewardship required ingredient

January 2010
Southwest Farm Press;1/14/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the new Clearfield Rice Stewardship Recommendations developed by BASF Corp. to help prevent out-crossing of pollen from Clearfield varieties to red rice in Texas. Alvin Rhodes, technical development representative, states that the tool must be used wisely to stop such problem which steps include planning for the 2010 crops. Moreover, farmers are advised to start clean and to plant Clearfield rice according to seed company recommendations for best cropping practices.


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