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SANW: Potential sales of Roundup Ready alfalfa could cause a significant boost in margins.

04/04/2017
By Ian Gilson, PhD, CFA

NASDAQ:SANW

S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) has announced the introduction of a non-dormant alfalfa seed, SW9215RRS, that is resistant to the Roundup herbicide. This seed uses the Genuity technology.

This is a high yield, salt tolerant variety ideally suited to growing in alkaline soils in arid conditions as found in parts of California and from Arizona through Texas. 

Roundup Ready seed varieties sell for premium prices as compared to seed that are not resistant. Sales of this, and other glyphosate herbicides, can have a significant impact on gross margins.

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