More MON810 maize lines in Spain
Spain approved 16 lines of Monsanto’sgenetically modified insect-resistant MON810 maize last month. One of the approvals is provisional. The country remains the major adopter of GM maize in the EU. Spanish farmers planted over 75,000 ha of the crop in 2007, an increase of 40% on the previous year ( Agrow No 528, p 9).