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Release date- 04102013 -
Submitted to regulatory authorities for approval in key soybean countries as part of the global authorization process, the trait is initially targeted for commercialization in
'Our insect-resistant soybean trait is a major advancement of outstanding technology that will help farmers who struggle more every season to control significant lepidopteran pests,' says Rolando Meninato, global leader, Seeds Traits, and Oils, Dow AgroSciences. 'By developing this new technology in combination with the Enlist Weed Control System, we will be able to provide a significant, multi-trait product with the broadest pest control package that enables both insect and weed control so soybeans can deliver their yield potential.'
Pending regulatory approvals, the trait package is expected to be available in elite and highyielding soybean varieties for the Brazilian and Argentinean markets in the next three to five years.
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