Canada allowed commercial cultivation of drought-tolerant HB4 soybeans

Good progress of Argentine biotechnology. This Tuesday, Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency reported that the regulation that has reviewed the approval process for this Soybean HB4 Drought and herbicide tolerant.

According to the company’s statement, in Canada cultivates 2.5 million hectares each year A mule is less than three tons per hectare. Therefore, soybean production areas are suitable for HB4 value generation.

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As of now, Bioceres Crop Solutions reports, ongoing genetic improvement efforts for the Dakota and Minnesota region, in the United States, will now expand into southern Canada, reaching a total of 10 million hectares selected with HB4 cultivars under development.

Currently, HB4 soybeans are approved for production in the United States, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, where together they, together with Canada, account for 85% of the world’s cultivated area.

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