In the modern world, technology plays an indispensable part in
each and every phase of human life. Relying on this phenomenon,
the agricultural solutions provider,
) offers its customers an integrated pest management tool to
monitor and control pests in the corn fields.
The Insect Forecast Tool, sponsored by the company for the
fourth year, helps farmers to gauge the current pest pressure and
make plans for future pest control measures. The service takes
the shape of online as well as mobile applications with the help
of which farmers can calculate the time of potential root damage
as well as take corrective action.
This tool from Monsanto is developed by climatologist and
meteorologist Mike Sandstrom. The tool forecasts corn earworm and
western bean cutworm based on weather patterns and moth trapping
data. Monsanto offers the Insect Forecast Tool under its Genuity
Monsanto offers a variety of other solutions under its Genuity
brand like Genuity SmartStax RIB Complete corn blend, used
against below- and above- ground insects; while Genuity VT Double
PRO RIB Complete corn blend protects against above-ground insect
control; Genuity VT Triple PRO RIB Complete corn blend caters to
both types of insect control.
Monsanto is keen to develop newer technologies to help
incremental yield for various crops. The company has been
continuously increasing its production by focusing on innovation
and upgrading technologies targeted to ensure higher yields for
farmers. The company's R&D lineup in molecular-bred hybrid
technologies as well as astechnical collaboration with
agri-business research firms continue to support sustainability
and modernization in cropping pattern for long-term growth.
Monsanto currently carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other stocks
worth a look in the chemicals industry are
American Vanguard Corp.
OM Group Inc.
); each carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Also,
) carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
AMER VANGUARD (AVD): Free Stock Analysis
FERRO CORP (FOE): Free Stock Analysis Report
MONSANTO CO-NEW (MON): Free Stock Analysis
OM GROUP INC (OMG): Free Stock Analysis
To read this article on Zacks.com click here.