Biotech Updates

Glyphosate Tolerant Canola Receives Approval in Canada

June 1, 2012

Canola growers in Canada are close to having an additional option to manage weeds. Pioneer Hi-Bred  received the regulatory approval for planting, feed, and food use of Optimum® GLY canola, a glyphosate tolerant canola.

Developers of Optimum® GLY brand canola used DNA shuffling technology to give tolerance to glyphosate and offer other advantages for farmers such as increase in yield.

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