Mark Moore 1

December 13, 2010

1 Min Read

Independent seed companies will have access to Syngenta soybean germplasm through GreenLeaf Genetics.

The varieties initially offered will combine Syngenta soybean genetics with the Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield trait. Independent seed companies will be able to plant these initial varieties for testing and production in 2011. Companies will be required to have a Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield license from Monsanto.

Syngenta assumed full ownership of Greenleaf Genetics in November 2010, when the joint venture between Syngenta Seeds and DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred was dissolved 

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Mark Moore 1

Mark Moore is an agricultural writer/photographer based in southeast Wisconsin. Mark’s professional career includes work in seed, crop chemicals, row crops, machinery, fruits and vegetables, dairy, and livestock.

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