By proposing standard approaches to risk assessment and testing, the new standard will help harmonize how countries deal with the complexities of the international seed trade, thereby facilitating trade in seeds — valued at some $US 12 billion annually — while ensuring such shipments safeguard food supplies for a growing global population.
World’s Top Ten Proprietary Seed Companies Company – 2007 Seed sales (US$ millions) % of global proprietary seed market Monsanto (US) $4,964m 23% DuPont (US) $3,300m 15% Syngenta (Switzerland) $2,018m 9% Groupe Limagrain (France) $1,226m 6% Land O’ Lakes (US) $917m 4% KWS AG (Germany) $702m 3% Bayer Crop Science[…]Read More »
The phrase “kids nowadays …” has been used by frustrated parents and grandparents for hundreds of years. However, this phrase has rapidly moved from being a common comment about raising children to a workplace challenge, or perhaps excuse? Read moreRead More »