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December 13, 2010
Bayer CropScience and Evogene (Rehovot, Israel), an agchems firm, have signed a five-year agreement to collaborate on the development of novel species of wheat using both advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-and-Evogene-Sign-Deal-to-Improve-Wheat_31553.html
December 10, 2010
Agrivida says it will use Syngenta's technology with its own to develop new traits for crops, including corn, sorgham, switchgrass, and miscanthus, that will decrease biomass processing costs associated with both agricultural residues and biomass crops....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Signs-Licensing-Deal-with-Crop-Start-up_31528.html
November 19, 2010
The European Commission has cleared Syngenta’s acquisition of Monsanto’s global sunflower seeds business. The deal combines two leading sunflower seed suppliers in Europe...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/EU-Approves-Syngentas-Sunflower-Purchase-from-Monsanto-with-Conditions_31097.html
November 18, 2010
(scroll down for video of John Shanklin). Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Dow AgroSciences say they have engineered plants that for the first time produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-and-DOE-Grow-Plants-with-Industrially-Relevant-Levels-of-Plastics_30905.html
November 10, 2010
The deal allows Syngenta and DuPont to pursue independent licensing strategies for their corn and soybean trait platforms....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Takes-Full-Control-of-its-Trait-JV-with-DuPont_30822.html
October 26, 2010
Syngenta says its Syngenta Indonesia subsidiary has broken ground on a new corn seeds processing plant at Pasuruan in East Java, Indonesia. The facility, which will be built with an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-to-Build-Seeds-Processing-Plant-in-Indonesia_30451.html
October 14, 2010
Syngenta reported a 10% increase in third-quarter 2010 sales, to $2.2 billion and confirmed that it expects a flat operating profit for the full year. Third-quarter earnings were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Reports-Higher-Third-Quarter-Sales-Expects-Flat-Full-Year-Profits_30185.html
October 6, 2010
Monsanto reported a larger loss than analysts expected on a steep revenue decline from its Roundup brand glyphosate herbicides, and provided a 2011 outlook below the expected range....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Narrows-Fourth-Quarter-Loss-Defends-SmartStax_29975.html
September 15, 2010
DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred business says it has purchased a majority share of Pannar Seed Limited (Greytown, South Africa) for an undisclosed sum....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Buys-Stake-in-Africas-Largest-Seed-Firm_29499.html
September 14, 2010
Under the terms of the deal, Monsanto will have exclusive rights to AgraQuest's microorganisms for seed treatments in its core crops and vegetables....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-and-AgraQuest-Sign-Seed-Treatment-Deal_29476.html
September 2, 2010
Dow AgroSciences says it will acquire the assets of seed company Grand Valley Hybrids (Grand Junction, CO). The acquisition complements Dow AgroSciences’ Mycogen seeds brand and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-AgroSciences-to-Acquire-Assets-of-Seed-Company_29242.html
August 12, 2010
Researchers at the University of California (San Diego) have called for the development of new genetically modified (GM) strains of rice to withstand increasing temperatures in Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/New-GM-Rice-Strains-Needed-to-Withstand-Rising-Temperatures_28747.html
July 14, 2010
The move, which would allow EU member states to accelerate efforts to ban or approve biotech crops, follows years of disputes involving countries opposed to the crops....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/EU-to-Allow-States-More-Freedom-to-Legislate-on-GM-Crops_28048.html
July 14, 2010
Bayer CropScience and Syngenta have entered into a long-term business agreement under which Syngenta has granted Bayer CropScience a worldwide, non-exclusive license for use of VIPCOT...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-CropScience-and-Syngenta-Sign-Cotton-Technology-Licensing-Deal_28040.html
July 8, 2010
The U.S. EPA says it has fined Monsanto $2.5 million for selling genetically engineered cotton in restricted Texas counties without the proper planting restriction labels and growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/EPA-Fines-Monsanto_27912.html
July 7, 2010
The two firms say they have expanded their joint development deal to include wheat, and will increase their combined financial investment by up to $1 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Expands-R-and-D-Deal-with-BASF-Loses-Bid-to-Block-EU-Soy-Meal-Sales_27863.html
July 1, 2010
Monsanto says it posted earnings of $384 million for its fiscal third-quarter ended May 31, down 45% from the same period last year. Earnings of 81 cts/share on an ongoing basis beat analysts' estimates of 79 cts/share, as reported by Thomson One (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Weak-Glyphosate-Profits-Drag-Down-Monsantos-Third-Quarter_27753.html
June 29, 2010
If approved, the corn would also reduce refuge requirements to 5%, from average refuges that range between 20%-50%, generating significant yield benefits for farmers, Monsanto says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Seeks-Second-Refuge-in-the-Bag-Approval_27727.html
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