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January 20, 2010BASF Plant Science (Limburgerhof, Germany) and KWS SAAT (Einbeck, Germany) have announced collaboration in plant biotechnology whose aim is to develop sugar beet varieties with...
January 19, 2010Monsanto says the federal court of St. Louis has ruled in its favor on its patent infringement suit against DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred business; DuPont says "litigation is just beginning."...
January 14, 2010Monsanto says it has provided extensive access to millions of pages of documents to ensure that regulators' questions are addressed, and the civil investigative demand (CID) represents a continuation of that process....
January 13, 2010At issue were the companies’ respective patents for corn seeds that resist the acetolactate synthase (ALS) herbicide....
January 12, 2010In the letter, DuPont says Monsanto's licensing agreements prevent seed companies from stacking Monsanto and non-Monsanto technologies in a single seed, a restriction that denies farmers the choice of the best seeds and forces Monsanto customers to rely solely on Monsanto technology....
January 5, 2010Dow AgroSciences will receive a global license to develop and commercialize stacked combinations of COT102 with its own traits, as well as a license to Syngenta's VipCot cotton varieties stacked with glyphosate tolerance for sale in the U.S....
December 30, 2009Monsanto will allow farmers to continue growing Roundup Ready 1 (RR1) soybeans beyond the patent's expiration in 2014, countering claims that the company intended to force seed companies to remove RR1 from the market and switch to the second-generation Roundup Ready 2 (RR2) before generic competition becomes available....
December 17, 2009The trait is designed is designed to provide broader-spectrum control of hard-to-control and glyphsate-resistant weeds, Dow says....
December 7, 2009Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences expect to launch the jointly developed stacked-trait corn in 2010....
December 8, 2009DuPont 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."...