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SmartStax: Multi-trait Corn Offered by Dow and Monsanto
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University
  • Erin W. Hodgson, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-26-2010
Abstract
Beginning in 2009, Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto have entered into an agreement to offer SmartStax, which combines the Bt traits found in Herculex XTRA and VT Triple Pro. This product will include several Bt traits, with multiple toxins providing control of some key pests and with a broader overall spectrum of pest control. Additionally, there will be a reduction in the refuge requirement with the product. Growers should carefully consider how the pest-control benefits of this product balance against seed costs when deciding what to plant in 2011.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Aaron J. Gassmann and Erin W. Hodgson. "SmartStax: Multi-trait Corn Offered by Dow and Monsanto" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aaron_gassmann/54/