Canada Supreme Court To Rule In Monsanto Patent Case On Friday
At the center of the litigation is a gene Monsanto invented, patented and introduced into canola in 1996. It makes canola plants resistant to a common weed-control herbicide the company markets, known as Roundup.
The resulting strain of canola — Roundup Ready — can survive applications of Roundup, and its progeny are equally resistant. Approximately 20,000 farmers now plant...
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