INDIA: Monsanto to introduce new cotton varieties
BANGALORE: Monsanto, a multinational seed company is all set to introduce two more genetically modified crops, Boll guard 2 and new Corn seed in the country, Felipe Osorio, Managing Director of Monsanto for India said here on June 12.
The MD further clarified that the company has got approval for the latest Boll Guard technology and commercialising of the seed is expected to start during this season which will enhance the quality of the seed.
Both the new genetically modified varieties will undergo a field trails at 14 places in the country and right now company is in process of deciding best states were actual test can be perform.
Felipe Osorio also said that company has left on farmers to judge the seed as they know what they want and on the value of price they know what they can afford and what they cannot.
Added: June 12, 2006 Source: Agencies
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