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TOMSK, Dec 18 – RIA Tomsk. The French company
"Laboulet Semensis" will help Tomsk citizens to create an
experimental platform for growing ultraearly corn hybrids; this breed can
withstand up to six degrees of frost, the press service of the administration
of the Tomsk region reported on Tuesday.
It clarifies that the agreement on cooperation between the Tomsk authorities
and the French company was reached during a visit to Tomsk of the "Laboule
Semensis" CEO Patrice Jean Marie Laboulet. He presented the benefits of
ultraearly corn hybrids for northern feed production.
"Ice Corn – is a northern icy corn with good seed qualities and
genetics, we made it superearly: it is not afraid of minus six degrees of frost
and harsh climatic conditions. Thus, corn for grain can be sown even in the
area where previously it was grown on silo", – the French expert is quoted
by in the message.
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According to the press service, a platform for "northern ice corn"
will be created in the Tomsk region in an experimental mode – on the basis of
one of the local farms they will grow the breed "Laboulet".
"The grades adapted for the north have already produced excellent results in
the Amur region. According to the results of the production experiments, was
received from 53.6 to 75.5 centners per hectare of maize for grain (cultivar
"Laboulet" and "Pioneer"), as well as in the Moscow region,
agrarians of which collected up to 300 centners of green mass per hectare per
silo", – the general director of the European company said.