TITLE

Roundup Ready alfalfa available for spring planting

AUTHOR(S)
Cline, Harry
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;2/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the non-regulated status for roundup ready (RR) alfalfa seed granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) which will be on the market for spring planting season in the U.S. The decision surprised many agriculture and disappointed environmental group who stalled the sale of the genetically engineered forage crop. Details regarding the benefits of the RR alfalfa and its impact on sugar beet are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
59151126

 

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