Agrow is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


Input Traits

Set Alert for Input Traits

Argentina approves a BASF GM cotton

Argentina has approved its first genetically modified crop of the year, and its first for cotton in over four years.

BASF Input Traits

GM seeds found in Bayer oilseed rape sown in France/Germany

Traces of genetically modified herbicide tolerant GT73 oilseed rape seeds have been found in seeds sold under Bayer’s Dekalb brand in France and Germany.

France Germany

Iran approves five GMOs for use in food

Iran has approved five genetically modified herbicide-tolerant soybean products for use in food.

Iran Input Traits

Nigeria approves GM cowpeas

Nigeria has granted approval for the commercial cultivation of genetically modified pod borers (Maruca vitrata)-resistant cowpeas (AAT709A).

Nigeria Insect Resistance

Plant Biotechnology Patent Watch Q4 2018

During the fourth quarter of 2018, a total of 50 patent applications from 25 different assignees were published covering genetically modified plants and methods of producing them.

Altered content Stress tolerance & Yield

Study shows boom and boost from GM IR crops in Brazil

The adoption in Brazil of genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cotton, maize and soybeans generated additional profits of some R$21.5 billion (US$5.7 billion at the current rate) in 2005-18.

Brazil Input Traits

EFSA studies adjuvant properties of GMO Cry proteins

The adjuvanticity and immunogenicity of Cry proteins in insect-resistant genetically modified plants are “unlikely” to emerge as a safety issue in food and feed, concludes an external study commissioned by the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA).

Europe EU

Nigerian authorities unveil Bt cowpeas

The Nigerian National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has unveiled genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cowpeas.

Nigeria Input Traits

Corteva to launch Enlist E3 soybeans in Americas

DowDuPont’s agriculture division, Corteva Agriscience, is to launch its glyphosate-, glufosinate- and 2,4-D-tolerant Enlist E3 (DAS-44406) soybeans in the US, Brazil and Canada, variably from this year.

Corteva Agriscience DowDuPont

Env MEPs vote against more GM crop approvals

Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee have adopted resolutions urging the European Commission to drop proposed approval decisions for four genetically modified crop lines.

Europe EU

GMO food opponents know less than they think, research finds

The people who hold the most extreme views opposing foods derived from genetically modified crops think that they know most about GM food science, but actually know the least, according to a study conducted by US and Canadian researchers.

International Output Traits

Corteva expands Qrome maize US launch

DowDuPont's agriculture division, Corteva AgriScience, is planning to expand the launch of its genetically modified insect-resistant Qrome (DP4114) maize products across the US Corn Belt region.

Corteva Agriscience DowDuPont
See All