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Enlist Cotton Approved
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jul 23, 2015 03:24 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Dow AgroScience's Enlist weed-control system moved one step closer to full commercialization Thursday when USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced its decision to deregulate the company's Enlist cotton trait.

All of the Enlist crops -- corn, soybeans, and cotton -- have now been approved by USDA. The crops have been genetically engineered to tolerate over-the-top applications of Enlist Duo, Dow's proprietary herbicide mix of 2,4-D and glyphosate, as well as glufosinate herbicides.

The company is now waiting for the EPA to register Enlist Duo for use in cotton before it can fully commercialize ...

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