Navigation Links
Monsanto Announces Key Regulatory Approvals for Roundup Ready 2 Yield(TM) Soybeans; Product Remains on Track for 2009 Launch
Date:7/24/2008

ST. LOUIS, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that it has received regulatory approvals for Roundup Ready 2 Yield(TM) soybeans in Mexico, Australia and New Zealand. In addition, the company noted the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a positive scientific opinion concluding Roundup Ready 2 Yield is safe for import as food or feed. Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans are the second generation of the popular Roundup Ready(R) technology in soybeans and offer increased yields.

"These regulatory decisions by Mexico and Europe represent significant steps forward in delivering Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans to our customers," according to Brett Begemann, Monsanto's executive vice president of global commercial business. "Farmers have used Roundup Ready(R) soybeans for more than 10 years to achieve unsurpassed weed control. Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans have increased yields, and will advance farmers' ability to meet the world's growing food, feed and fuel needs."

Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans have now been approved in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Australia and New Zealand, says Jerry Hjelle, Monsanto's regulatory vice president.

"These recent approvals add to the list of countries that have reviewed and concluded that Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans are safe," he explains. "The positive EFSA opinion on safety is an important step toward gaining approval within the European Union. Moreover, we are working diligently to achieve regulatory clearance in other markets in anticipation of a 2009 release."

In four years of testing, Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans have demonstrated a consistent yield advantage of 7 percent to 11 percent when compared with its predecessor, Roundup Ready soybeans. The four-year average yield increase of Roundup Ready 2 Yield over its first-generation counterpart was 9 percent.

Monsanto's Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans
'/>"/>

SOURCE Monsanto Company
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Monsantos Industry-Leading Seed Position Creates Accelerated Biotech Trait Opportunity in Latin America
2. Monsanto Company and Mendel Biotechnology Announce Cellulosic Biofuels Collaboration
3. Monsanto Executives to Address Investor Conferences in February
4. National Academy of Sciences Recognizes Monsantos Chief Technology Officer for Development of Agricultural Biotechnology
5. Monsantos R&D Pipeline Set to Deliver Valuable Products to Farmers Well Into Next Decade
6. Monsanto and Devgen Describe New Approach to Insect-Protection
7. Monsanto Company Executives Adopt 10b5-1 Trading Plans
8. Science Magazine Recognizes Monsanto as Top Employer
9. Monsanto Sees Record Sales in Fiscal Year 2007; Seeds and Traits Business Contributes to Strong Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results
10. Monsanto Company Sets Webcast and Analyst/Media Call for 2007 Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal-Year Financial Results
11. Monsanto and Evogene Collaborate on Nitrogen Use Efficiency Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... SoundConnect , an award winning unified ... that Darren Suders has joined the team as Director ... the partner program through innovative offerings, consistent ... Darren brings more than 10-years of channel telecommunication experience ... operations, from policy development, to partner education and to ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 25, 2014 Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: ... Robert Gavin to serve in a newly created ... Division.  Mr. Gavin will be responsible for managing the ... the ProteinSimple business acquired in July 2014 and the ... Jose, California -based ProteinSimple develops and commercializes proprietary ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... UAE, November 24, 2014 Five ... Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Awards for Medical Sciences", in ... Dubai, United Arab Emirates , on 15 December ... , The Carter Center which won the ... actively involved in numerous programs that aim to improve ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... announced that Bonnie H. Anderson , president and chief ... the Piper Jaffray 26 th Annual Healthcare Conference on ... New York . The live audio ... website at http://investor.veracyte.com . Please connect to the website ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SoundConnect Appoints Director of Channel Development & Sales 2Bio?Techne Announces Appointment Of Robert Gavin As Leader Of New Protein Platforms Division 2Bio?Techne Announces Appointment Of Robert Gavin As Leader Of New Protein Platforms Division 3Five US Winners Among Recipients of Hamdan Medical Awards 2Veracyte to Present at the Piper Jaffray 26th Annual Healthcare Conference 2
... GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 15 MedImmune today announced that ... at the annual meeting of the American College of ... Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. , "Through ... disorders, we continue to fulfill our mission of using ...
... management and technology consulting company, has been recognized as one ... on a 2009 global survey conducted by Consulting Magazine ... list, marking the third consecutive year the company has appeared ... in the top five are Bain & Company, McKinsey & ...
... BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., Oct. 15 The mission of ... to advance the medical publication profession through education and ... misperceptions in the medical literature and lay press around ... as the perception that all medical writing is performed ...
Cached Biology Technology:MedImmune Highlights Inflammatory Disease Portfolio at 73rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology 2MedImmune Highlights Inflammatory Disease Portfolio at 73rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology 3North Highland Ranks in Top Five of Consulting Industry's 'Best Firms to Work For' 2ISMPP Supports Best Practices and Transparency in Medical Publications: Better Understanding of Terms Such as 'Ghostwriting' Needed 2ISMPP Supports Best Practices and Transparency in Medical Publications: Better Understanding of Terms Such as 'Ghostwriting' Needed 3
(Date:11/6/2014)... yet progress in preventing and treating migratory cancer ... challenging to design drugs that work against metastasis," ... at Harvard Medical School. , "Unfortunately, many ... , Gujral and colleagues have now identified a ... how metastasis begins. Their findings may also inform ...
(Date:11/5/2014)... his career to understanding the Earth,s climate and ... As deputy director and regional climatologist for the ... Institute, Redmond has more than three decades of ... climate data to the general public. , At ... on December 15-19, 2014 the American Geophysical Union ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... University School of Medicine announced today that it ... funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ... Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and Vice Chair of ... of Medicine will pursue an innovative global health ... to Assess Fetal Neurodevelopment.", Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Migration negation 2Migration negation 3Nevada climatologist to be honored at AGU Fall Meeting for lifetime of public outreach 2Temple University School of Medicine receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant 2
... dawn of the biological sciences, mankind has struggled to ... animals the arthropods. Now, a team of researchers, ... the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM), ... relationships among the arthropods, answering many questions that defied ...
... sensory biologists studying fruit flies, has revealed a critical step ... suffer retinal dystrophies, which manifest as visual defects ranging from ... 26 in Current Biology paves the way for ... human retinal degeneration. Retinal dystrophies result from inherited ...
... It may not be obvious, but hearing two languages ... bilingualism by birth. According to new findings in ... Psychological Science, infants born to bilingual mothers (who spoke ... than infants born to mothers speaking only one language. ...
Cached Biology News:Where did insects come from? 2Where did insects come from? 3All eyes on retinal degeneration 2Bilingual babies: The roots of bilingualism in newborns 2
... Jouan RCT series of refrigerated cold traps ... trapping of low volatility/aqueous solvents or high ... and other vacuum concentrators/centrifugal evaporators. Also used ... systems such as used in electron microscopes. ...
... The RVT405DDA Refrigerated Vapor Trap ... of high boiling solvents such as ... DDA™ systems. Its constant temperature refrigeration ... creates optimum cryopumping conditions for DMSO, ...
96 Well Plate Sterile, RE bottom; consistent medium binding affinity for hydrophobic complexes and proteins....
Thermo Forma provides an array of accessory Racks for the Cryo/CryoPlus 16" Diameter storage system. To maximise inventory capacity a Jumbo Arrowhead configuration is recommended. You may choose betw...
Biology Products: