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DUBLIN, December 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbqtg8/global_corn_seed) has announced the addition of the "Global
DUBLIN, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qv7tpr/global_cotton) has announced the addition of the "Global
LONDON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American market for seed treatment in corn/maize is projected to reach US$560.8 million by 2020.
LONDON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European market for seed treatment in cotton is expected to emerge as the slowest growing in sustaining a 2014-2020 compounded annual rate of 4.9%.
LONDON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European market for seed treatment in soybeans is anticipated to register the fastest 2014-2020 CAGR of 6.9% among all crop types.
Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...
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, 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 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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