The three main brands of the company in India are Bt Cotton, Dekalb and Roundup. According to the Monsanto Webpages,“Dekalb is a high-yielding hybrid maize seeds, and Roundup is a glyphosate-based product that is a solution to weeds in the farms.” Bt Cotton is a Pest resistant and high yielding genetically modified cotton seeds which have been in use in India since 2002. This is the only GM crop allowed in India by the government because it is not a food crop and it accounts for 93% of the cotton grown in India. Also with the introduction of Bt Cotton in the last 12 years, India has recently become the largest exporter of cotton in the world. Bt Brinjal was allowed in India ,but had to be withdrawn due to the pressure from various social and political groups and since then no GM food has been allowed to be grown in India. Neighbouring country Bangladesh has allowed Bt Brinjal to be grown. To conclude, Monsanto is an active agricultural company doing research and producing high yielding and pest resistant seeds, also producing Roundup in order to help farmers improve production of farms.
In the US there are 37 brands such as West Bred, Seminis, Warrant, Degree, Kira, Lariat, De Router, Corn States etc. Also, out of 50 states in the USA, there a...
... middle of paper ...
Short, April M. "5 Most Horrifying Things About Monsanto-Why You Should Join the Global Movement and Protest on Saturday." Alternet. N.p., 22 May 2013. Web. 5 May 2014.
"The Good, Bad and Ugly about GMOs." Natural Revolution. Natural Revolution , n.d. Web. 16 May 2014.
"Who we are." MIL Products. Monsanto company, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2014.
"Who we are." MIL Products. Monsanto company, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2014.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- b. Summary Response: Monsanto is the world 's leader on bio-technology and was found in St. Louis Missouri. Monsanto was not known as an agriculture company at first as it is now rather a chemical company of the 20th century. They are also responsible for growing 90 percent of the world 's GMO’s. On Monsanto’s website it states their goal is to help farmers around the world to produce healthier foods, conserving more, and better animal feeds while reducing impact on our environment. Monsanto 's GMO has been effecting our environment for years but have not yet brought to justice according to this video.... [tags: Genetically modified food]
1528 words (4.4 pages)
- For this research paper I will be looking at Monsanto through the John Rawls theory and functional paradigm. Monsanto is the most recognized corporation in the farming industry. They are famous today for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) which are changing our perception on how we buy and eat our food. Many countries in the world have been highly against GMOs and Monsanto, banning them from selling their products. However, United States and North America is pro GMOs. The United States might have misperception of Monsanto, as if letting them pretend to share the pie equally.... [tags: genetically modified organisms,]
745 words (2.1 pages)
- Monsanto: Marketed Population Control From a pipe dream of the son of two immigrants comes one of the largest chemical engineering companies of our time. John Francis Queeny was born in Chicago in August of 1859. It is hard to believe that a man with only six years of public school education created such a vast empire. In 1871 the Queeny family was devastated by the Great Chicago Fire, the buildings that his father owned and rented out were, of course, totally destroyed, thus ending the rather comfortable life of the Queeny family.... [tags: Corporate Profile]
1760 words (5 pages)
- Carai 1 Alex Carai Professor Scrivner English 101 10a.m 28 October 2015 Savage Inequalities *Rough Draft* Segregation, in East St. Louis, is a gateway to decreased education and economic opportunities for blacks. Three social factors that lead to decreased opportunities include the toxic natural environment, depleting economic status, and isolation through lack of government support. The quality of air in East St. Louis is in crisis due to the pollution and chemicals being thrown in environment.... [tags: White people, Black people, St. Louis, Missouri]
1261 words (3.6 pages)
- The Spanish Influenza in Missouri Reports of the Spanish Influenza continue to bombard us from St. Louis, Missouri, as inhabitants of that fine city take many precautions to safeguard themselves and their families against this incendiary malady currently sweeping our great nation. At a time of war when our country needs our strength the most it is important that we fight this Influenza head on, taking whatever actions necessary to eradicate it from our fine shores. Let us take a page from St. Louis's book on how to prevent this illness from spreading.... [tags: Journalism St. Louis, Missouri Health Essays]
797 words (2.3 pages)
- According to Monstano’s website they are an agriculture company that helps supports farmers. They claim to do this by producing seeds that help farmers increase yield while saving the environment. This is a great business model as they produce seeds that are resistant to herbicides, which eliminate weeds from farms. This is such a great business model as they also produce the product that eliminates the weeds. In order to eliminate seeds from a farm, a farmer must buy Monsanto’s seeds, as well as their herbicides.... [tags: Monsanto Research Paper]
3265 words (9.3 pages)
Inc Is Located Of St. Louis, Missouri And Improve Reliability, Safety And Performance For Organizations
- Experitec Inc is located in St. Louis, Missouri and seeks to improve reliability, safety and performance for organizations that work with streamlined process flow devices. Experitec provides services for organizations that specialize in oil drilling, industrial production or even chemical manufacturers. The mission of this organization is to “help our industrial customers become more competitive by improving performance and reliability, creating safer places to work, and helping them reach their environmental goals through the innovative use of technology and services” (Experitec.com).... [tags: Petroleum, Strategic management, Oil refinery]
899 words (2.6 pages)
- Executive Summary Monsanto¡¦s downfall could be attributed to several reasons. The passion of Alan Shapiro¡¦s vision blinded the Company into making rash decisions and the large amounts of money spent pursuing the objective prevented any U-turns later. The company¡¦s unshaken beliefs that it was correct had made it arrogant and not listen to the outrage all around. Monsanto underestimated consumer resistance. There was no obvious benefit in the products introduced. It may have been a different story if the products were introduced in developing counties where transport is poor or people starving from crop failures.... [tags: Monsanto Case Study]
1816 words (5.2 pages)
- The role of Transnational Corporations (TNC) in development is very controversial. Some researchers and experts argue that TNCs are aiding development in developing countries. Other researchers and experts argue that TNCs hinder the development in developing countries. To explore the effect of TNCs on development in developing countries it is necessary to look at the effects of a particular TNC on development in developing countries. This involves determining how heavily these TNCs are involved in developing countries.... [tags: developing countries, trade]
1223 words (3.5 pages)
- REPORT ON MISSOURI GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Missouri has had four constitutions: 1820, prior to statehood; 1865 and 1875, in the aftermath of the Civil War; and 1945. Amendments to the constitution may be proposed by a majority of the legislature or by petition signed by 8% of the voters in two-thirds of the state's congressional districts. Proposed amendments must be approved by a majority of the voters in a statewide election. A constitutional convention must be called every 20 years to review the constitution for possible changes.... [tags: essays papers]
1661 words (4.7 pages)