Transgenics play crucial role in maintaining surface residue

Smith, Ron
January 2010
Southwest Farm Press;1/21/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the crucial role of transgenics in the maintenance of soil residue as farmers produced good yields while improving soil structure due to cotton varieties with transgenic traits in the U.S. in 2010.


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