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Agrow Awards 2018 open for entries

The Agrow Awards 2018 are open for entries. The 11th instalment of the coveted awards for the crop protection and agricultural biotechnology industries comprises 17 categories.
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Indian court rules against Monsanto's GM cotton patent

The Delhi High Court in India has ruled Monsanto’s patent on its genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cotton as “unpatentable” under the Indian Patents Act.
India Legal

EFSA finally completes assessment of Duracade maize

EU safety clearance has finally been concluded for the use of ChemChina subsidiary Syngenta’s genetically modified insect-resistant Duracade (5307) maize in food and feed.

EU Europe

Australia approves GM buffalo grass tests

The Australian Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has approved small-scale field tests of genetically modified buffalo grass (Stenatophrum secundatum).
Australia OGTR

Brazil CTNBio OKs DowDuPont GM cotton

The Brazilian biosafety authority has cleared a genetically modified stacked GM cotton line from Dow AgroSciences (part of DowDuPont).

CTNBio Dow AgroSciences

EU JRC issues new test for Bt11 maize

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has issued a new set of certified reference materials (CRMs) for genetically modified insect-resistant Bt11 maize.
EU European Commission

BASF seeks US OK for GM canola

BASF has applied to the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for the deregulation of its genetically modified herbicide-tolerant and altered oil content LBFLFK canola.

BASF United States

Monsanto's high-yielding maize passes EU assessment

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has completed the risk assessment of Monsanto’s genetically modified high-yielding MON87403 maize.


Plant Biotechnology Patent Watch Annual Review (2017)

During 2017, there were 58 crop protection-related plant biotechnology patents released via the US Patent and Trademark Office.
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No decision from EU states on Monsanto GM sugar beet renewal

EU member states could not reach a majority vote this month on whether to renew the EU approval of Monsanto’s genetically modified glyphosate herbicide-tolerant H7-1 sugar beet.

EU Monsanto

Nuseed seeks to test GM canola in Australia

Nufarm seed subsidiary Nuseed has applied to the Australian Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) to conduct field trials of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant canola with altered oil content.

Australia OGTR

Kenyan NEMA seeks comments on proposed Bt cotton trials

The Kenyan National Environment Authority (NEMA) has called for public comments on its imminent decision on trials on genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cotton at nine research stations.

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