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Monsanto says to close sugar cane operations in Brazil

SAO PAULO - Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it would close its sugar-cane operations in Brazil, where it had operated under the CanaVialis brand. The U.S.-based seed company will focus on its seed and crop protection business in Brazil, where it wi...

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SAO PAULO - Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it would close its sugar-cane operations in Brazil, where it had operated under the CanaVialis brand.

The U.S.-based seed company will focus on its seed and crop protection business in Brazil, where it will invest $150 million in 2015, Monsanto Brazil President Rodrigo Santos said in an e-mailed statement.

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