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Crop Tech Corner
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jan 11, 2016 07:26 AM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.

DON'T GAMBLE WITH APHIDS

The soybean aphid will always win the numbers game. Each year, aphid populations can produce multiple generations within a growing season in the same field, which makes them especially good at evolving resistance to insecticides. Now scientists have discovered that a large variety of aphid biotypes can exist in any given year, and those types can vary widely from year to year -- which gives the pest a leg up in overcoming resistant soybean varieties as ...

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