Paraguay Approves New Biotech Soybean Variety
Paraguay approved the commercialization of biotech soybean Intacta RR2 Pro (MON87701 x MON89788), as announced by the country's agriculture ministry. The biotech soybean has tolerance to glyphosate herbicides, and can also protect the crop from caterpillars. Paraguay is one of the largest exporters of soybeans.
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This article is part of the Crop Biotech Update, a weekly summary of world developments in agri-biotech for developing countries, produced by the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology, International Service for the Aquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications SEAsiaCenter (ISAAA)