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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...
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....
August 21, 2009
Chromatin's gene-stacking approach uses plant DNA to deliver several genes on a single chromosome....
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....
August 6, 2009
Syngenta says it has struck a deal to acquire Monsanto’s hybrid sunflower seeds activities for $160 million. The acquisition would add to Syngenta’s existing business in...
August 4, 2009
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says it has completed the acquisition of Richardson Seeds (Vega, TX), a leading producer and marketer of sorghum seed hybrids, and MMR Genetics (Vega), a...
August 4, 2009
The company says it has partnered with CTC to bring sugarcane varieties with 25% higher yield to market in the next ten years....
July 31, 2009
Japan is the world's largest importer of corn, accounting for 20% of the world's corn exports in the 2009 marketing year, the companies say....
July 29, 2009
Pierre Brondeau, CEO of Dow's Advanced Materials segment, is retiring and will be replaced by Jerome Peribere, currently CEO of Dow AgroSciences, the company says. Antonio Galindez...
July 21, 2009
Trait platform was the outcome of a 2007 cross-licensing agreement between Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences and combines several traits for insect protection and herbicide-resistance....
July 16, 2009
Perth, Australia-based biotechnology firm will collaborate with Dow AgroSciences to develp nematode-resistant crops, Dow says....
July 14, 2009
Dow AgroSciences has acquired Pfister Hybrids (El Paso, IL), a U.S.-based seed corn outfit, the company announced today. The deal, the value of which was not disclosed, will close...
July 10, 2009
Pioneer says the agreement is part of a strategy to develop customized business agreements with independent seed companies to address specific needs. The seeds marketed and distributed by Terral will not be available from Pioneer sales representatives, DuPont says....
July 8, 2009
DuPont says it now expects to launch the herbicide-tolerant trait in 2012....
June 29, 2009
Under the  agreement, Bayer CropScience will gain access to Monsanto's Genuity Roundup Ready trait and Monansto will gain access to Bayer's LibertyLink trait for use within their respective branded canola seed businesses....
June 25, 2009
DuPont says its Pioneer Hi-Bred business has acquired the cotton seed business of Nandi Seeds (Mehboob Nagar, India), and cotton germplasm from Nagarjuna Seeds (Secunderabad, India)...
June 25, 2009
Bayer CropScience will license herbicide- and insect-resistant traits and expands DuPont's access to its herbicide safener isoxadifen in exchange for royalties....
June 17, 2009
Pioneer Hi-Bred's use of Monsanto's Round-up Ready trait in Optimum GAT soybeans is valid under a 2002 licensing agreement, DuPont says....
June 12, 2009
BASF and DuPont filed lawsuits against each other late last month, each firm claiming that the other infringed on their respective patents pertaining to a herbicide-tolerant trait in...
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