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Dow delays launching herbicide-tolerant corn to 2014

5:42 AM MST | January 25, 2013 | —Rebecca Coons

Corn Controversy: Dow expects a 'robust ramp-up' of its genetically engineered Enlist corn in 2014. Dow Chemical says the US launch of its Enlist corn variety—the first seed genetically modified to be tolerant of the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)—will be delayed because the company is still waiting for regulatory approval. The seed is the first offering in a planned weed management product line Dow expects to yield half a billion in annual sales at maturity and challenge the nearly 20-year market dominance held by Monsanto’s...

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