Biotech Updates

Russia to Allow Biotech Crop Cultivation in 2014

December 18, 2013

Russia will be allowed to cultivate biotech crops in 2014, according to government decree no. 839. The decision will be implemented starting July 1, 2014. However, the registration of commercial biotech seeds will take more years. Initial harvest of biotech soybeans might occur in 2016-2017, according to Oleg Sukhanov, head of market research of Bunge Company.

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