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2013-03-22 23:20:10

WSSA has published a new article. As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. These crops provide a weed management tool to meet the needs of modern agriculture. A corresponding decrease has been noted in the use of soil-applied herbicides that farmers have relied on heavily in recent...

2013-03-05 23:00:24

NEGATE´s dual-powered synergistic formulation provides control of a variety of cool-season POA, ryegrass and broadleaf weeds in Bermudagrass and Zoysaigrass. PASADENA, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Quali-Pro, a division of Control Solutions Inc., today announced the launch of NEGATETM 37WG herbicide. NEGATE´s synergistic formulation allows turf managers to control more than 35 grasses and broadleaf weeds in Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass. NEGATE inhibits the growth enzyme...

2013-03-01 23:00:02

New mode of action for effective soybean weed control expected to launch between 2015 and 2020 as a new tool to prevent and manage weed resistance. Monheim, Germany (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Bayer CropScience and Syngenta have submitted applications for the approval of a new herbicide-tolerance soybean trait in various countries. It is now under review by regulatory authorities in the United States and Canada as well as key soybean-importing countries, including the European Union. The launch...

2013-02-22 00:20:13

ST. LOUIS and SAO PAULO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) said it plans to file an immediate appeal of a recent ruling by a single judge of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice, relating to the company's request for term correction of a patent covering its Roundup Ready® soybean product. The company will move forward with the next phase of the appeals process to secure its intellectual property rights and ensure its business is not disrupted in the country....

2013-01-23 12:21:53

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and leading grower organizations in Brazil announced today that they have reached an agreement that will support the introduction of next-generation products like INTACTA RR2 PRO(TM) soybeans. The agreement represents an important next step towards the commercial introduction of INTACTA RR2 PRO(TM) soybeans in the country. It demonstrates strong support by the Agriculture and Livestock Confederation of Brazil (CNA), a...

2013-01-08 12:21:58

Birth Defect Research for Children Asking Public to Sign Petition for Research Center ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Birth Defect Research for Children (BDRC) has been tracking the increased incidence of birth defects and developmental disabilities among children of U.S. military veterans since 1990, and is asking the public for help in garnering support for a Children's Research Center to study the phenomena. BDRC started a petition to the Veteran's...

2013-01-08 08:33:03

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto's annual research and development update highlighted record project advancement across the company's breeding, biotechnology, and improved agronomics platforms, all aimed at sustainably maximizing farmer productivity while conserving resources like water and land. Through integrated research in breeding, biotechnology, and new technology areas such as Integrated Farming Systems(?) and agricultural biologicals, Monsanto is focused on...

2012-12-20 08:22:47

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a keynote speaker at the Far West Agribusiness Association Washington Winter Conference in Pasco, Wash., Dec. 10 through 12, Syngenta Principal Scientist Timothy Pastoor, Ph.D., DABT, addressed the importance of translating science into clear, concise messages that can be understood by industry, media and the general public. Pastoor explained that by improving scientific communications in this way, regulators will be better equipped to make...

2012-11-28 08:23:01

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing the human and environmental health risks of 2,4-D, an ingredient in the notorious Vietnam era defoliant "Agent Orange," the national Just Label It (JLI) coalition called on Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack to deny approval of genetically engineered (GE) 2,4-D resistant corn. "Corn may be as American as apple pie, but if it's genetically engineered it may jeopardize both human and environmental health. It needs to be labeled," said David...

2012-11-28 08:22:08

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Final harvest data for the 2012 U.S. growing season confirms Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) corn and soybean products maintained a significant yield advantage compared to competitors, despite one of the most difficult growing seasons on record, Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley, Ph.D., told investors today at Citi's 5th Annual Basic Materials Symposium in New York. Highlighting the expansion and integration of the company's research and development...


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Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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