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Brazil RR2 Soy Sales Slow
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:55 AM CST

SAO PAULO (DTN) -- The build-up to the global commercial launch of Intacta RR2 PRO, Monsanto's new Roundup soybean technology, in Brazil was worthy of one of the telenovelas for which the South American country is so famous.

But the actual rollout has been less spectacular with many farmers opting to wait and see how the first harvest goes before committing fully to the new technology.

"I took part in the Intacta tests, but I am not planting everything I could this year. I want to see first," said Enio Pedde, who used it on about 10% of his soy ...

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