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RR2 Soy Rush On in Brazil
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue Jun 18, 2013 08:10 AM CDT

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Following Sunday's news that China has approved the importation of Monsanto's Intacta RR2 Pro soybeans, Brazilian distributors are now engaged in a rush to get the genetically engineered seeds to market in time for 2013-14 planting, which begins in three months' time.

"If we had more time, it would have been much better, but there is time to deliver in time for the next harvest," Rodrigo Santos, chief executive of Monsanto do Brasil, told journalists Tuesday.

Monsanto estimates that RR2 seeds could cover as much as 6.2 million acres across Brazil next season, which is ...

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