The patented seed corn stolen from fields in Iowa and Illinois was among the US firm Pioneer Hi-Bred's highest yielding and most successfully developed seed. Photo: AFP The patented seed corn stolen from fields in Iowa and Illinois was among the US firm Pioneer Hi-Bred's highest yielding and most successfully developed seed. Photo: AFP
The patented seed corn stolen from fields in Iowa and Illinois was among the US firm Pioneer Hi-Bred's highest yielding and most successfully developed seed. Photo: AFP

US seed corn stolen by employees of Chinese firm "worth US$500 million"

The patented seed corn stolen from fields in Iowa and Illinois was among the US firm Pioneer Hi-Bred's highest yielding and most successfully developed seed. Photo: AFP The patented seed corn stolen from fields in Iowa and Illinois was among the US firm Pioneer Hi-Bred's highest yielding and most successfully developed seed. Photo: AFP
The patented seed corn stolen from fields in Iowa and Illinois was among the US firm Pioneer Hi-Bred's highest yielding and most successfully developed seed. Photo: AFP
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