Monsanto expands US GM soybean range
Mosanto plans to offer more than 300 genetically modified glyphosate-tolerant Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybean varieties to US farmers in 2012. Seed will be supplied under Monsanto’s national and regional brands and through over 100 independent seed companies. More than 230 Roundup Ready 2 Yield varieties were available this year and 80 in the launch year of 2010. A limited introduction of 16 varieties was made in 2009 ( Agrow No 580, p 3).