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Syngenta gains approval for stacked corn seed in Vietnam

8:04 AM MDT | March 17, 2015 | Natasha Alperowicz

Syngenta announced today that the Vietnam's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has approved its Bt11 x GA21 double-stack corn seed for commercial cultivation in the country. This double stack will be available for the 2015–16 season. Corn hybrids containing the Bt11 trait are designed to control the Asian corn borer, the most damaging corn pest in ASEAN countries. GA21 glyphosate tolerance will give farmers greater flexibility in managing weeds, thereby helping them to maximize yield potential.   Syngenta COO Davor Pisk says...

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