Issue Date: June 15, 2009
Drought-Resistant Corn Gene Disclosed
Monsanto and BASF have discovered a gene they say confers increased drought resistance and yield stability to a new type of genetically modified corn. The new corn may be marketed as early as 2012. It is the first product resulting from an R&D partnership between Monsanto and BASF (C&EN, Oct. 20, 2008, page 30).
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