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Monsanto Sues DuPont Over Seed Development Technology

2:57 PM MDT | June 19, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

Monsanto has filed suit against DuPont and its Pioneer Hi-Bred seeds business for infringing a laser-assisted seed chipping technique that Monsanto says greatly speeds the development and breeding of genetically modified seeds. The suit, filed yesterday in the Eastern District Court of Missouri, alleges DuPont’s laser-assisted seed selection technology infringes Monsanto patents covering an automated tool that allows every individual seed in a large breeding program to be tested in order to identify those with desired characteristics, without damaging the...

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