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EPA Approves Liquid Insecticide Targeting Resistant Corn Rootworms

Steward EC insecticide has a unique mode of action shown to be effective in controlling Western corn rootworm adults in field trials. At high infestation levels, adult beetles can cause damage by feeding on silks, which affects pollination and seed set.

 

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