Scientists are criticizing a study that said laboratory rats developed tumors after they ate genetically modified corn. The research appears in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology and includes pictures of rats with large tumors. The study said the animals developed the growths after two years of being fed genetically changed maize
RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil) - BrazArtis, an import-export company based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is set to expand its soybean and corn exports to the Middle East, an endeavour that is aligned with the growing Brazilian grain harvest and exports.
Mexico's 270,000-tonne purchase of non-U.S. corn announced this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) may signal the start of a trend away from its traditional near-total dependence on American producers, market watchers said.
Russia has temporarily suspended the import and sales of Monsanto Co.’s genetically-modified NK 603 corn until the country gets further information on the safety of the products, the consumer safety watchdog said.
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Every time there is rainfall shortage in the highlands of Sub-Sahara Africa, one of the first casualties is the maize crop. It wilts and dries up.
Indeed, in Kenya’s Central and Rift Valley highlands, the adequacy of rainfall or lack of it is often known by monitoring the growth pattern of the maize crop, the predominant food crop grown in these regions.
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have grown a drug to treat a rare genetic disease inside corn plants, potentially offering a cheaper way to manufacture a treatment that currently costs hundreds of thousands...
The impact of the drought currently gripping the United States is real and tangible, as millions can attest. But the depth of the pain still falls short of that experienced by many in the Great Plains and beyond during the so-called Dust Bowl era of the 1930s.
Aug 20 (Reuters) - Paraguay will approve Monsanto's genetically modified Roundup Ready 2 soybean seeds before the end of this year along with new corn technology aimed at improving the country's competitiveness as a grains exporter, a state official said.
Government and securities industry officials oversaw trading of the first futures contract for corn on the Mexican Stock Exchange Representatives of the Agriculture Secretariat, Finance Secretariat, Bank of Mexico and the exchange witnessed the...
Also known as the violet vampire because of the beautiful violet flowers it produces, the Striga weed mostly affects cereals such as maize and legumes such as cowpea grown in the region. Farmers regularly lose 40 to 100 percent of their crops, with total losses amounting to about billion of Naira every year , and that affect the livelihoods of many farmers in the region.
WOODLAND, Calif. — The worst U.S. drought in half a century is withering the nation’s corn crop, but it’s a fertile opportunity for makers of genetically modified crops.Agricultural biotechnology companies have been pouring hundreds of millions of...
Farmers in the West Gonja District have expressed gratitude to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) for introducing a new hybrid maize variety which the farmers said was a novelty likely to improve their income.
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Maize farmers in Africa who have made perennial losses in the past from drought and pests are likely to start making profits, thanks to a research partnership that included national research institutes.
Morogoro — Witch weeds have been listed as the major problem to agriculture sector in the country affecting over 1.7 million tonnes of maize valued at 356 million dollars per year. This was revealed yesterday by the Director of TANSEED International Limited, Mr Isaka Mashauri.
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