Flax growers try to flush Triffid from system? – The Western Producer
New program unveiled | Industry optimistic that CDC Triffid can be eliminated from seed inventories by early 2014.
The Canadian flax industry hopes to rid the country’s commercial flax supply of the last troublesome traces of CDC Triffid, a genetically modified variety that disrupted flax exports to Europe in 2009.
The Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission and other flax industry stakeholders unveiled details of the Reconstituted Flax Seed Program Jan. 7 during Crop Production Week in Saskatoon.
Success of the program hinges on two factors.
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