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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced a new agreement to collaborate on the advancement of dicamba tolerant cropping systems.
A newly discovered pathogen, connected to the use of glyphosate, appears to "significantly impact the health of plants, animals, and probably human beings," claims plant pathologist and retired Purdue University professor Don Huber in a letter to US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authorized spring planting of GenuityÂ® Roundup ReadyÂ® sugar beets.
Soybean production has continued to increase in the Northeast United States with more and more first time growers planting the crop and many experienced growers planting alongside corn crops.
Unaddressed questions remain for the future of non-genetically engineered food and agriculture WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
WEST SALEM, Wis., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup ReadyÂ® Alfalfa (RRA) without conditions. This was the final step in an extensive environmental review process undertaken by the USDA that took 46 months to complete.
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant GenuityÂ® Roundup ReadyÂ® alfalfa. Today the U.S.
They pop up in farm fields across 22 states, and theyâ€™ve been called the single largest threat to production agriculture that farmers have ever seen.
In an article in the Nov. 23 issue of the journal The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, researchers with Dow AgroSciences and the University of Missouri report on two bacterial enzymes that, when transformed into corn and soybeans, provide robust resistance to the herbicide 2,4-D.
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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