Ark. AG Probes Effectiveness Of Monsanto Soybeans

Law360, New York (September 3, 2010, 4:43 PM EDT) -- Monsanto Co. is claiming that the Arkansas attorney general, who is investigating whether the company's latest generation of Roundup Ready soybeans is effective enough to warrant a 42 percent price hike, has misunderstood the advantages of the product.

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday that he had launched an inquiry into Monsanto's claims that its Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield (RR2) soybean trait could produce yields 7 percent to 11 percent higher than its Roundup Ready (RR1) trait.

McDaniel cited tests that called into question...
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