protect themselves from insects.
-- Omega-3 enriched soybeans, which are expected to offer a land-based
source of essential Omega-3 fatty acids, continues to demonstrate
comparable consumer acceptability in recent results between SDA soy oil
and conventional soy oil in food uses. The product also continues to
demonstrate solid yield performance when compared to controls.
-- Drought-tolerant cotton, which is designed to minimize risk in cotton
farming by providing yield stability in water stressed environments,
demonstrated strong performance across multiple gene leads. With these
results in hand, Monsanto now believes there are a number of product
leads to create a family of drought traits in cotton.
A live webcast of Monsanto's R&D presentations will be available through Monsanto's web site at: http://www.monsanto.com/investors. Following the live broadcast, a replay of the webcast will be available on the Monsanto web site for two weeks. To access presentation slides and the simultaneous audio webcast of the presentation, visitors may need to download Windows Media Player(TM) prior to listening to the webcast.
To listen to comments from Padgette and Robb Fraley, Monsanto's chief technology officer and executive vice president, on the progress in the pipeline, please visit: http://www.monsanto.com/investors/pipeline/.
Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. For more information, please visit: http://www.monsanto.com.
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