Seed companies Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs