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2009-06-29 09:56:00

MONHEIM, Germany and ST. LOUIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience AG and Monsanto Company have agreed to cross license their respective herbicide tolerance traits in rapeseed/canola on a non-exclusive basis for commercialization within their respective branded canola seed businesses.

2009-06-29 08:28:55

High ozone conditions cause a 30% decrease in yield and an increase in the concentration of a group of toxic compounds within oilseed rape plants.

2009-05-28 10:56:35

An international team of scientists has cracked the problem of pod shatter in brassica crops such as oilseed rape.

2008-10-02 18:00:27

Canadian farmers expect to harvest 10.9 million tons of canola, smashing last year's 9.5-million-ton record, Canada's statistics bureau said Thursday.

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Alternative fuels company Bioverda, a subsidiary of Ireland-based National Toll Roads, has announced plans to invest E37 million in a new biodiesel facility in Thuringen, Germany, through its local subsidiary Emerald Biodiesel, according to PetrolWorld.

2008-07-10 06:00:35

By Dan Buglass rural THE indication this week from Ruth Kelly, the Transport Secretary, that there will be a major rethink on the initial target of a 5 per cent biofuel content in diesel by 2010 has been met with disbelief by the farming industry.

2008-07-07 00:00:18

Malaysia is blessed to have oil below the sea and onshore. Both crude and palm oil are trading at record-high prices, and contributing significantly to the economy. Business Times interviews Malaysian Palm Oil Council chief executive officer Tan Sri Yusof Basiron.

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2008-04-02 01:40:00

Scientists discovered seeds from certain genetically modified crops can endure soil for at least 10 years in some cases. Critics say this shows that genetically modified organisms cannot be contained once released.

2006-03-14 11:10:22

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government is planning a tax of 10 euro cents ($0.12) per liter on biodiesel fuel and a 15 cent tax per liter on biodiesel used for blending with conventional fuels, according to a copy of a draft law obtained by Reuters.


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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.