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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Mon Mar 31, 2014 05:38 PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- Wake up and face the responsibility. Avoiding further trait troubles with China over acceptance of Viptera and Duracade also involves you, the grower.

If you've missed the news over the past few months, China has kicked back at least 900,000 tons of U.S. corn because it was found to contain Viptera, a genetically engineered (GE) trait that protects corn against ear-feeding insects.

Syngenta is introducing a new GE corn rootworm trait called Agrisure Duracade for planting this spring. Duracade does not have regulatory approval in China and according to Syngenta, is not likely to receive clearance ...

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