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Detail

Area
Brazil
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
GM soybean
Date
01/05/2018
Policy Category
Other
Policy Instrument
GMO policy
Description
Approved three new GM soybean varieties, with full commercial launch expected in about 2 years.
Notes
Three new GM soybean varieties (dicamba/glyphosate resistant ‘Intacta2Xtend’ by Monsanto, and two lines of high-oleic acid event ‘DP-305423-1’ by DuPont) have received regulatory approval in Brazil. Full commercial launch of the new varieties is expected in about 2 years, pending the results of farm trials and the outcome of regulatory reviews in key soybean import markets.