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Old 06-15-2012, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by seabee003 View Post
One possibility is that the Iowa State patent specifies additional processing steps on the corn gluten meal as generated from the corn wet milling process before it is sold as the herbicide. That may very well be the case and the reason for the relatively high cost. For example, you mention "hydrolyzed " corn gluten in your note. That sounds like there may be additional steps in the process. Do you know if this is true?
Usually hydrolysis is a chemical process in which a molecule of water molecule adds to a substance. I do not know which method is used under the patent.
We do carry a liquid corn gluten product.
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