Monday, February 18, 2013

Seed giants vs US farmers

Definitely worth reading and sharing. Here is a publication documenting the history, reasoning, and legality around seed patents. The seed patent is at the root if the success of gmo seeds. Without patent protection, there would be no financial benefit in producing gmo seeds. Therefore the ability to patent seeds is the single most important enabler for biochemical companies producing them.

Its quite lengthy, but well worth the time.

download here

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