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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 16, 2009
Pioneer expects North American volume gains and double-digit price increases for seeds will be the primary driver for 15%  cumulative average earnings growth rate of the DuPont Agriculture  Nutrition business through 2013....
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...
June 12, 2009
BASF and Monsanto say they have discovered a naturally occurring gene to help corn plants combat drought conditions. The companies say this could result in the world’s first...
June 11, 2009
Under the terms of the agreement, Protabit will develop new software code and develop new computational approaches for protein optimization. Monsanto will have exclusive rights to tools developed by Protabit for use in the fields of plant improvement and agriculture....
June 9, 2009
A “worldwide collaboration” is required to raise crop yields, John Atkin, Syngenta COO told delegates at the World Grain Forum held earlier this week at St. Petersburg...
June 9, 2009
DuPont today filed a lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court in the District of Delaware claiming that BASF is infringing four patents relating to biotechnology traits similar to those used in...
June 5, 2009
The collaboration has already led to the development of canola plants that produce higher levels of oil and canola meal with reduced levels of anti-nutritional factors, Dow says....
June 4, 2009
BASF today filed a lawsuit in the in the U.S. District Court  for the District of Delaware claiming DuPont's Optimum GAT corn trait infringes upon BASF's own herbicide-tolerant trait known as AHAS or ALS inhibitors. The announcement follows DuPont's own release earlier today saying that it had filed a lawsuit against BASF...
May 29, 2009
Monsanto's emergency petition was intended to allow for the corn to be used during the 2009 planting season while a lawsuit seeking a permanent reversal of the ban is bending....
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