Paraguay approves GMO drought-tolerant soy, fourth major producer to green light biotech crop variety

| November 14, 2019
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The Ministry of Agriculture of Paraguay authorized the commercial release of seeds that better tolerate drought conditions, developed by Indear (Bioceres) and based on the research of Dr. Raquel Chan’s team at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (UNL) in Santa Fe [Argentina].

With the release of HB4 soy in Paraguay, the four most important soy producers worldwide can use the seeds that were obtained from Argentine biotechnology.

[Editor’s note: This article was translated from Spanish and lightly edited for clarity.]

Read full, original article: Paraguay approved HB4 soy, which tolerates drought conditions

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