Monsanto, Scotts Seek Approval for Golf Grass Gone Wild

  • Herbicide-tolerant bentgrass was developed for golf courses
  • Companies say they won't commercialize the modified grass

Monsanto Co. and Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. are asking the U.S. to approve a type of golf-course grass that they’ve genetically engineered to tolerate a popular weedkiller. But don’t expect to ever see it growing on your favorite links.

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