Delayed regulatory approval postpones introduction of Dow GM corn
January 22, 2013 | Rebecca Coons
Dow AgroSciences says the US launch of its Enlist herbicide-tolerant corn trait technology will be delayed because the company is still waiting for regulatory approval. If approved, Enlist will be the first glyphosate-resistant seed of any variety to not include Monsanto’s Roundup Ready (RR) trait, the long-term, near-exclusive use of which has led to growing glyphosate weed resistance. Dow's seed also contains traits that impart resistance to the herbicides 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and glufosinate, and the company says the use of...
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