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Corn hybrids that with resistance to corn borer, corn rootworm popular

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

Corn hybrids that have resistance to corn borer and corn rootworm continue to be popular. All transgenic corn hybrids are required to plant a refuge as part of an insect resistance management program.

The changes for 2010 are only with SmartStaxTM corn hybrids which will have a reduced required refuge from 20% to 5%.

SmartStaxTM is a agreement between Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences. Dow will

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