Biotech Updates

USEPA Approves Genuity® VT Double PRO® RIB Complete™

November 18, 2011

Monsanto's Genuity® VT Double PRO® RIB Complete™ has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), accomplishing federal regulatory authorization in the U.S. However, commercialization is still pending until individual state authorizations and notifications have been completed.

Genuity VT Double PRO RIB Complete is a combination of Genuity VT Double PRO (95%) and refuge seed (5%). According to Monsanto, the product provides the lowest refuge in the corn-growing area for above-ground insect protection, with the aim of simplifying the planting process for farmers.

Read the news release of Monsanto at