When GM seeds go generic

| February 25, 2013
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In a case being argued this week before the U.S. Supreme Court, Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman is challenging the reach of Monsanto’s patent rights on Roundup Ready soybeans. But the rights on the first genetically modified seeds actually expire next year. Grant Gerlock of Harvest Public Media reports on how the introduction of “generic” seeds will – or won’t – fit into the science and business of genetically modified crops.

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