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2010-10-25 08:07:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With U.S. harvest continuing to progress rapidly, field trial results in key relative maturities demonstrate that corn hybrids with Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Genuity® SmartStax® trait are outyielding the industry's leading triple-stack corn trait technology. In field trial comparisons, the Genuity SmartStax corn hybrid portfolio in the 90 to 105 relative maturity days is exhibiting an average...

2010-10-22 09:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced an agreement that broadens Monsanto's Roundup Ready PLUS(TM) weed management platform in the United States to include selected FMC products. FMC herbicides covered under the agreement include the growing line of soybean preemergence residual herbicides including Authority® First DF, Authority® MTZ DF,...

2010-10-19 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (SCC) and SCC's wholly-owned subsidiary, Valent U.S.A. Corporation, today announced a long-term agreement that makes the companies strategic partners in Monsanto's Roundup Ready PLUS(TM) weed management platform in the United States. In addition, Monsanto and SCC have agreed to seek further collaboration on weed management opportunities with SCC's flumioxazin products in other...

2010-10-19 08:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel and ST. LOUIS, Oct. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weed management just got easier for farmers, as two global leaders joined forces with proven molecules that will help manage and reduce the risk of developing weed resistance. Today, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and the Makhteshim Agan Group (TASE:MAIN) announced an agreement that makes Makhteshim Agan key partner of selected off-patent molecules to support Monsanto's Roundup Ready PLUS(TM) weed management platform....

2010-10-19 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today outlined its new platform on weed management to provide the framework needed to manage weeds in the absence or presence of glyphosate-resistance. The Roundup Ready PLUS(TM) platform allows farmers to increase the benefits of their Roundup Ready crops by using the best practice recommendations and receiving financial incentives for following the program. The platform is designed to provide effective and...

2010-10-15 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As farmers begin to make their 2011 seed purchase decisions, early harvest results collected by Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) from three of the nation's leading soybean producing states indicate that Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans are exhibiting an average of more than three bushels per acre yield advantage, with a greater than 70 percent win rate, when compared with competitive Roundup Ready soybean varieties in those states. The...

2010-10-13 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Corn and soybean farmers in Latin America are now one step closer to planting improved next-generation technologies to support the world's growing demands for food and feed. Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has secured two new approvals in Latin America: Genuity® VT Triple PRO(TM) corn in Argentina and Bt Roundup Ready 2 Yield® (BtRR2Y) soybeans in Brazil. "These approvals are great news for our farmer customers...

2010-10-06 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ($ in millions, except per Fourth Fourth share amounts) Quarter Quarter -------------------------- ------- ------- 2010 2009 --- ---- Net Sales by Segment Corn seed and traits $424 $387 Soybean seed and traits 103...

2010-09-15 08:44:00

-- Can Manufacturers Institute Launches the Great American Can RoundUp - WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the beverage can this year, the Can Manufacturers Institute is launching "The Great American Can RoundUp" - a recycling initiative to ignite the inner environmentalist in all Americans. The Great American Can RoundUp program is designed to help organizations recycle cans for cash and raise environmental awareness among...

2010-09-15 06:30:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Early 2010 corn harvest results in the South for farmers using Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) products that maximize yield potential - particularly Genuity® VT Triple PRO(TM) - are encouraging, Brett Begemann, the company's executive vice president of seeds and traits, will tell investors today at the Credit Suisse 23rd Annual Chemical and Ag Science Conference. Monsanto's value proposition comes from delivering...


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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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