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