At Monsanto, we collaborate with farmers, researchers, nonprofit organizations, universities and many others to develop a broad range of solutions to help nourish a growing world. But perhaps you know us best as a seeds producer for fruits, vegetables and key crops – such as corn, soybeans and cotton – that help farmers have better harvests while using water and other important resources more efficiently.
Our Vegetable Seeds Division provides vegetable seed varieties in 22 crop families, including tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, melons and more. Most of our vegetable seeds are developed using traditional plant breeding with some varieties of our squash and sweet corn seeds developed using genetic modification techniques.
In the U.S., there are currently nine genetically modified (GM) crops commercially available for farmers. These crops are:
Our research in Puerto Rico is currently focused on corn, soy and cotton seeds.