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DuPont Links with University for Herbicide-Tolerant Traits

12:15 PM MST | February 6, 2008 | CW Editorial Staff

DuPont says it has entered into an agreement with Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS), under which DuPont gains exclusive commercialization rights to two new herbicide-tolerant traits in sorghum developed by the university. DuPont says it will sub-license the new traits to seed companies. Financial details were not disclosed. "One of the greatest challenges sorghum growers have faced over the years is control of weeds in the crop," says Forrest Chumley, associate director/research at Kansas State. "To solve the problem, we needed to work with a...

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