Monsanto eyes high yielding corn on China land
Nov. 5, 2010
Agro-biotechnology major, Monsanto Company is reported to be planning to grow a new variety of corn in China, which is a major maize growing country.
Media reports noted that the US-based biotechnology giant, Monsanto has laid out plans to develop a new high-yielding and pest-resistant variety of corn and will be grown in Jilin Province of China on trial basis.
The new corn variety is high-yielding and pest-resistant, Kevin Eblen, Monsantos regional leader for North Asia said.
The programmes aim to educate farmers about agricultural technology and boost recycling in the countryside.
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