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December 8, 2009
DuPont says it will push back commercialization of the corn trait from 2010 to the "middle of the next decade" because comprehensive harvest results failed to meet the company's high yield standards. DuPont's share price tumbled on the news, down about 7% in mid-day trading. Commercialization of the trait in soybeans will be delayed from 2011 to 2013-2014 due to "regulatory policy in key import markets and increasing complexity in managing grain stewardship."...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPonts-Optimum-GAT-Corn-and-Soybean-Launches-Delayed_23278.html
December 7, 2009
Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences expect to launch the jointly developed stacked-trait corn in 2010....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Korea-and-Taiwan-OK-SmartStax-Imports_23300.html
December 1, 2009
Dow says it will use the technology to create new products in crops, such as increased levels and improved forms of healthier oils....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-AgroSciences-Licenses-Gene-Stacking-Technology_23193.html
November 13, 2009
The approvals from Brazil's National Biosafety Committee cover Syngenta's MIR162 and Bt11xGA21 corn, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Gains-Brazilian-Approvals_22802.html
November 12, 2009
When stacked together, DuPont's Optimum GAT trait and a new herbicide tolerant trait technology being developed by Dow AgroSciences would produce soybeans that are tolerant to 2,4-D, glyphosate and acetolactate synthase herbicides, the companies say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-DuPont-Agree-to-Cross-License-Soybean-Traits_22728.html
November 11, 2009
Under the terms of the deal, the two firms have established an exclusive research and license agreement to combine Dow's Exzact technology for targeted genome modification on plants and Chromatiin's MiniChromosome gene delivery technology....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-AgroSciences-Chromatin-to-Combine-Trait-Technologies_22700.html
November 3, 2009
Bayer CropScience says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Athenix (Research Triangle Park, NC), a privately held biotechnology company, for $365 million. Further...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-CropScience-Completes-Acquisition-of-U-S-Biotech-Firm-for-$365-Million_22542.html
November 3, 2009
Monsanto and DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred received approval for biotech corn prducts covering import, processing, and food and feed use....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Three-Biotech-Corn-Products-Gain-EU-Approval_22538.html
October 28, 2009
Monsanto says it has entered into a collaboration with Huazhong Agricultural University (Wuhan, China) to jointly develop traits for higher yield, drought resistance, and nitrogen use efficiency....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-to-Collaborate-with-Chinese-University-in-Plant-Biotech_22225.html
October 9, 2009
Monsanto says it has been cooperating with Department of Justice (DOJ) officials in the government’s investigation into its seed licensing practices, which Monsanto’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Targeted-in-U-S-Antitrust-Inquiry-Update_21961.html
September 25, 2009
The seed production technology eliminates the need for hand and mechanical means of controlling pollen flow between two parent lines, DuPont says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Says-New-Technology-Cuts-Seed-Production-Costs-by-20-percent_21663.html
September 17, 2009
Sales will be driven by strong agriculture economic fundamentals and market share gains, company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Expects-15-percent-Annual-Growth-for-Pioneer_21441.html
September 15, 2009
The company expects its U.S. seed business to generate more gross profit in 2012 than its global seed portfolio in 2009....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-New-Corn-and-Soybean-Seeds-Will-Fuel-Profit-Growth_21389.html
September 15, 2009
The Dow AgroSciences joint venture is planning a new herbicide-tolerant trait for launch in 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/PhytoGen-Grabs-10-percent-of-U-S-Cottonseed-Market_21387.html
September 14, 2009
Bayer CropScience says it has licensed mini-chromosome technology from privately held technology firm Chromatin (Chicago) and will use the technology to introduce Bayer’s traits...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-Traits-Deal_21185.html
September 10, 2009
The company says it expects 2010 EPS in the range of $3.10-$3.30/share, more than 20% below analysts' consensus of $4.11/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Cuts-2010-Guidance-Jobs_21316.html
September 1, 2009
Launch of Optimum GAT corn has been pushed back from 2010 to 2012 because of regulatory delays in Asia, Dupont said last month....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Trait-Wins-Canadian-Approval_21109.html
August 21, 2009
Chromatin's gene-stacking approach uses plant DNA to deliver several genes on a single chromosome....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-Licenses-Gene-Stacking-Technology_20973.html
August 19, 2009
In an open letter to DuPont Chairman Charles Holliday, Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant accuses DuPont of a "serious breach of business ethics." DuPont says Monsanto's anti-competitive business practices are illegal and hurt farmers, consumers, and independent seed companies....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Accuses-DuPont-of-Spreading-Misinformation-Updated_20870.html
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