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Crop Tech Corner
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:59 AM CDT

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

TINKERING WITH GENE EXPRESSION

At a time when farmers face growing concerns about the availability of tools to fend off crop pests, scientists are studying the potential of a technique called RNA interference, according to a study published in the Society of Chemical Industry, http://tinyurl.com/…

Researchers are developing potential sprays that could be used to kill pests that have become resistant to other kinds of pesticides. In short, the spray would essentially silence genes in pests rather than altering crop genes ...

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