USDA Deregulates GE Creeping Bent GrassJanuary 18, 2017
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) completed a thorough assessment of the potential risks of genetically engineered bent grass developed by Scotts and Monsanto. Results of their assessments showed that the new variety is unlikely to pose a plant risk to agricultural crops or other plants in the U.S. Thus, APHIS announced the deregulation of the GE bent grass.
The new variety of bent grass exhibits resistance to glyphosate herbicide.
Read more from the announcement posted in the Federal Register.
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