Firms Seek Patents on 'Climate Ready' Altered Crops

The Washington Post,  May 13, 2008
Author: Rick Weiss

A handful of the world's largest agricultural biotechnology companies are seeking hundreds of patents on gene-altered crops designed to withstand drought and other environmental stresses, part of a race for dominance in the potentially lucrative market for crops that can handle global warming, according to a report being released today.


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