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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.
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WEST SALEM, Wisc., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that the long-awaited Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Roundup ReadyÂ® Alfalfa (RRA) has been published.
A federal judge has ordered that a genetically modified crop be destroyed, saying that the altered sugar beets were planted illegally.
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With 2010 harvest nearly complete across North America, DuPont announced strong seed product performance results for this season.
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BASF and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced significant progress toward launching next-generation dicamba-based weed control systems for soybeans and cotton.
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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