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Dow AgroSciences Launches GM Corn In Brazil

Monday, May 21, 2012 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal Staff

   Indianapolis, Indiana  --  Dow AgroSciences has announced the launch of a genetically modified corn strain in Brazil and Argentina.

Called POWERCORE, the hybrid trait includes five genes "stacked" in corn to increase its productivity and yield between five and 10% depending on the technological capabilities of the crop and weather conditions.

The purpose of the inserted genetic code is to fight against a number of major corn pests.

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