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2012-08-01 14:20:51

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont strongly disagrees with the verdict that was reached in favor of Monsanto in Monsanto's patent case against DuPont in the United States District Court in St. Louis, Missouri. There were several fundamental errors in the case which deprived the jury of important facts and arguments and led to the disappointing outcome. DuPont will appeal at the earliest possible opportunity and expects to overturn this verdict. "DuPont believes that the...

2012-08-01 14:20:49

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today won a patent infringement trial in the U.S. District Court against DuPont Pioneer, formally Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont). The trial had centered on DuPont's unauthorized use of Monsanto's patented Roundup Ready® technology. In rendering its verdict, the federal jury found that DuPont (NYSE: DD) and DuPont Pioneer had willfully...

2012-06-07 23:02:28

Bayer CropScience confirms event dates for 2012. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 In a growing number of fields across this vast country, herbicide-resistant weeds are towering over valuable crops, their branches dripping thousands of stubborn seeds that if left unchecked will infest fields and choke out profits for years to come. In the Mid-South, crews of workers are chopping pigweed that resemble small trees. These all too common sights in the Mid-South are threatening to...

2012-05-30 02:21:51

ST. LOUIS, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With seed selling seasons for North and South America now complete, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today cited continued strong third-quarter sales as the company again increased fiscal-year 2012 earnings guidance. Speaking to investors at the Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, Monsanto's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant said he expects year-over-year ongoing earnings to grow up to 25 percent in fiscal...

2012-05-23 21:41:44

The emergence of weeds resistant to the most widely used herbicide is fostering a new arms race in the war against these menaces, which cost society billions of dollars annually in control measures and lost agricultural production. That's the topic of a story in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. In the story, Melody M. Bomgardner, C&EN senior business...

2012-05-23 02:22:53

ST. LOUIS, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto's (NYSE: MON) pipeline offers rich growth layers beyond breeding and biotechnology that add incremental growth opportunities going forward, Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley, Ph.D., told investors today at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2012. Fraley discussed new technologies with the potential to create real commercial value in Monsanto's pipeline, including the expansion of the Integrated Farming Systems...

2012-03-01 13:00:00

Local Testing and Research Matches the Right Technologies and Traits with Grower Needs DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 DuPont significantly increased its new corn product offerings compared to last year with the release of 154 new Pioneer® brand hybrids and integrated refuge products, featuring 36 new genetic families, to better serve growers across North America for the 2012 planting season. “Our dedication to market-based innovations continues to maximize grower...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today unveiled its new Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System, which is designed to provide farmers with more consistent, flexible control of weeds, especially tough-to-manage and glyphosate-resistant weeds to maximize crop yield potential. Pending regulatory approvals, this advanced system is expected to be available to U.S. farmers for the 2014 growing season, consisting of an innovative new soybean trait solution...

2012-02-21 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. farmers across the Western Great Plains this spring will be the first to plant Monsanto's newest drought-tolerant corn system as part of on-farm trials. The hybrids, made available to growers under the new DroughtGard(TM) Hybrids name, are designed to help farmers mitigate the risk of yield loss when experiencing drought stress. DroughtGard Hybrids are the newest offering from the Genuity® corn family. These hybrids combine germplasm...

2012-02-09 23:35:23

Over-reliance on glyphosate-type herbicides for weed control on U.S. farms has created a dramatic increase in the number of genetically-resistant weeds, according to a team of agricultural researchers, who say the solution lies in an integrated weed management program. "I'm deeply concerned when I see figures that herbicide use could double in the next decade," said David Mortensen, professor of weed ecology, Penn State. Since the mid-1990s, agricultural seed companies developed and...


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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...

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