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Bollgard II Roundup Ready Flex – Monsanto’s next-gen cotton technology

Monsanto: St Louis, US-based seed technology company. World’s leading producer of the herbicide glyphosate, marketed in the Roundup brand, and in other brands.  2nd largest producer of Genetically Engineered (GE) seed; it provides the technology in 49% of the genetically engineered seeds used in the US market.   Almost 10 years after it brought in ..

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Monsanto maize seeds hit roadblock in Gujarat

The Gujarat Government has decided to stop procuring double-cross hybrid maize seed made by seed major Monsanto, which were distributed among the farmers in the tribal areas of the state under the tribal a development scheme. The seeds sold under the brand name ‘prabal’ were being distributed to farmers in the tribal regions under the ..

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