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December 5, 2008
Tata Chemicals (Mumbai) says it has signed an agreement to invest S$25 million ($17 million) in jatropha seedling company JOil (Singapore), to help boost Tata Chemicals’ biofuel...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Tata-Invests-in-Singapore-Seeds-Firm_15735.html
November 18, 2008
Syngenta says it has agreed to acquire SPS Argentina (Buenos Aires), a corn, soybean, and sunflower seed company. Terms were not disclosed. “This investment expands our customer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Buys-Argentine-Seeds-Firm_15360.html
September 15, 2008
Bayer CropScience says its growth strategy is based on a strong product development pipeline designed to meet fast-growing market demand. The company detailed the strategy at a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-CropScience-Basks-in-Strong-Markets_14183.html
September 3, 2008
BASF Plant Science and the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB; Ghent, Belgium) say today they have signed a “major cooperation agreement” in the field of plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/BASF-Signs-"Major"-Plant-Biotech-Research-Deal_13957.html
August 18, 2008
Monsanto says it expects gross profit for its corn seeds business to grow by 25% this year, and by another 25%-30% in 2009, amid strong demand. Monsanto attributes the anticipated...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Expects-to-Grow-2008-Corn-Seeds-Profits-25-percent_13603.html
August 4, 2008
BASF says it has filed a lawsuit against the European Commission for “unjustifiably delaying” BASF’s application to cultivate its genetically modified (GM) potato in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/BASF-Takes-Europe-to-Court-Over-GM-Potato_13434.html
July 25, 2008
BASF says it has initiated legal proceedings against the European Commission for the commission’s “failure to act” to approve BASF’s Amflora genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/BASF-Takes-EU-to-Court-Over-GM-Potato_13213.html
July 22, 2008
Monsanto says it has completed its previously announced acquisition of corn seed firm Semillas Cristiani Burkard (SCB; Guatemala City). Terms were not disclosed. The deal will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Seals-Seed-Deal_13099.html
June 26, 2008
BASF and Monsanto have agreed to work together to market a combination fungicide product and, separately, DuPont and Syngenta have agreed to co-develop and supply a novel pesticide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Agchem-Majors-Agree-on-Two-Separate-Collaborations_12653.html
June 5, 2008
Monsanto says it will develop seeds that double crop yield for corn, cotton, and soybeans by 2030 as part of its "commitment to help increase global food production in the face of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Aims-to-Double-Crop-Yield-by-2030_12326.html
June 3, 2008
Dow AgroSciences and Martek Biosciences (Columbia, MD) have formed an alliance to jointly develop and commercialize a canola seed that produces docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-Martek-Form-Canola-Seed-Pact_12216.html
June 3, 2008
The French senate has passed a bill regulating genetically modified (GM) crops. The legislation was approved earlier by France’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/France-Passes-GM-Crop-Bill-_12223.html
June 3, 2008
Monsanto and Syngenta say they have agreed to settle legal disputes related to their respective genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean businesses. The deal settles patent...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-and-Syngenta-Settle-GM-Seed-Disputes-Share-Technologies_12227.html
May 20, 2008
Kast: Industry’s largest R&D effort. BASF and Monsanto’s previously announced 50-50 partnership has developed a drought-tolerant corn trait that will boost crop yields...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/BASF-Monsanto-Plan-2012-Launch-of-Drought-Tolerant-Corn_11950.html
April 18, 2008
Emerging countries’ rapid population growth and higher living standards combined with rising biofuel demand is creating a fertile market for producers of agricultural inputs...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Fertilizer-Pesticide-and-Seed-Firms-Ride-Global-Ag-Boom_11446.html
April 8, 2008
DuPont says that its Pioneer Hi-Bred subsidiary has opened a new state-of-the-art canola seed production facility at Lethbridge, Canada. The $12-million facility is part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Opens-New-Canola-Plant_11210.html
April 8, 2008
Monsanto reported net income for the second quarter of $1.13 billion ($2.02/share), more than double the company’s net income of $543 million in the year-ago period. Sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsantos-Profits-Surge-on-Strong-Seeds-and-Traits_11222.html
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