BASF free to plant Amflora in Germany
- BASF Seeks Approval for Amadea, Its Next GM Starch Potato. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;8/30/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 20, p15
The article reports on an application filed by BASF with the European Commission for the approval of its second genetically modified (GM) starch potato, Amadea.
- European agricultural policy goes down the tubers. Dixelius, Christina; Fagerström, Torbjörn; Sundström, J F // Nature Biotechnology;Jun2012, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p492
The article presents information on the decision taken by Germany-basedagrochemical company BASF to discontinue the production of genetically modified (GM) crops adapted to European conditions. It reports that BASF will focus on the American and Asian markets. It also highlights the likely...
- BEE VICTORY. // Ecologist;Jun2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p9
This article states that chemical company BASF has abandoned plans to conduct a trial of genetically modified (GM) potatoes in Hull, East Yorkshire in England. In a statement, the company said that concerns raised by local farmers growing borage crops mean the trial will be suspended this year...
- EU Set to Approve GM Potato. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;7/25/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 25, p35
The article reports that the European Union (EU) is expected to approve the application of BASF for EU cultivation of a genetically modified potato, called Amflora. EU member states have not been able to reach a consensus on the application for approval, however, and the decision now rests with...
- Another nail in coffin of GM crops in Europe. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;1/17/2012, p7
The article deals with the plan of the German chemical company BASF to pull out of genetically modified plant development in Europe and relocate it to the U.S., where political and consumer resistance to GM crops is not so strong.
- Win on GM crops in Europe. // Chain Reaction;Apr2012, Issue 114, p9
The article reports on the decision of Germany-based BASF to stop its development and commercialization of genetically modified crops.
- GM POTATOES - FACTS AND FICTIONS:. Rees, Andy // Ecologist;Nov2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p14
The article discusses the arguments of BASF in starting its genetically-modified potato field trials in Cambridge and Derbyshire. Late blight (Phytophthora infestans) costs UK farmers around Â£50m each year, even with regular application of fungicides. BASF claims that its GM potato would...
- A 65% chance of getting my SPS within 21 weeks. // Crops;2/11/2012, p46
The article presents author's comments on several developments in agriculture industry and includes blogs related to the same topic. It offers information on the fall in the sale of tractors from 18,564 units to 14,094 in 2011. It offers information on the plans of Monsanto Co. and BASF SE to...
- Mixed reaction to GM potato trials. Riley, Jonathan; Clarke, Philip // Farmers Weekly;3/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p12
The article reports on the mixed reaction to a proposed genetically modified (GM) potato trial in England. It will undergo an approval procedure with Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) which called for any interested parties to make representations about the risk of...