Agriculture Brazil judge orders Monsanto to deposit royalties related to GMO seed Updated : July 04, 2018 10:44 PM IST The July 3 ruling relates to a patent dispute between Brazilian soy growers in the state of Mato Grosso and Monsanto, which was recently acquired by Germany's Bayer AG in a 63 billion-euro deal. The decision, regarding royalties those growers would normally pay to Monsanto, is effective immediately, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said in a telephone interview. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.