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Dec 3, 2009

Syngenta's HT GM Corn Approved in the Philippines

Ear of Corn
Photo: USDA-ARS
Syngenta announced on 8 December 2009 from Manila that the Department of Agriculture of the government of the Philippines has approved gene-modified (GM) GA21 corn.  The GA21 corn is gene-engineered to be herbicide tolerant (HT).

Source: "Syngenta receives approval for new corn technology in The Philippines," Syngenta, Manila, The Philippines, 3 December 2009.

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