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Planter clean-out tips when changing seed varieties
Integrated Crop Management News
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
  • Wallace J. Greenlees, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-20-2000
Abstract
As many growers move toward specialty/value added crops, some are interested in segregating grain production by seed varieties, within grain genetics rather by grain types (for example, corn, soybeans, oats). Current interest is in segregating nongenetically enhanced crops from genetically enhanced crops for export sale. Consumers are creating a demand for identity-preserved processed grain products (for example, demand for organic production, processing, and labeling). In the future, consumers or labeling demands may create the desire to segregate seed varieties within quality or genetic level for traits such as protein, oil, fiber, and starch content. Regardless, an important initial question to ask is, What level of undesirable grain will be tolerated in the amount subsequently marketed?
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
H. Mark Hanna and Wallace J. Greenlees. "Planter clean-out tips when changing seed varieties" (2000)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/180/