The European Commission has given import consent for Syngenta’s Agrisure Duracade (event 5307).
The characteristic features a mode of action that controls corn rootworm (CRW) differently than other traits on the market.
This trait approval is a crucial milestone demonstrating our commitment to bring new, innovative technologies to help growers protect and maximize their yield, stated David Hollinrake, president of Syngenta Seeds, in a Syngenta information launch. The Agrisure Duracade trait provides a new feature rotational option for CRW management for a better corn crop and higher yield potential. The 2020 Agrisure Duracade launch class carried a 4.1 bushel per acre gain over our non-Agrisure Duracade containing products.
The approval incorporates corn grain and its derived products for food and feeds use inside the countries of the European Union (EU).
Agrisure Duracade hybrids are offered as stacked traits (Agrisure Duracade 5222 E-Z Refuge and Agrisure Duracade 5122 E-Z Refuge), and all the individual components of those stacks are authorized. For extra details about Agrisure Duracade trait stacks, growers ought to ask their native seed supplier, according to Syngenta officers.
USDA accredited Agrisure Duracade to plant in the US in 2013. Hybrids containing the Agrisure Duracade feature have been offered and planted within the US since 2014, subject to grain marketing necessities.
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