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January 14, 2008
Global demand for agricultural products including genetically modified (GM) seeds, fertilizers, and crop protection chemicals will remain strong this year, says Kevin McCarthy, analyst...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Agriculture_9754.html
December 4, 2007
DuPont says its agriculture and nutrition business platform is on track to meet its previously announced full-year 2007 outlook. The company expects sales from its ag and nutrition...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Reaffirms-Bullish-Outlook-for-Ag-and-Nutrition-Forms-JV-with-Chinese-Biotech-Firm_9198.html
November 29, 2007
European Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas has indicated to agrochemical groups that he will recommend rescinding commercial cultivation approvals for two types of genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/European-Authorities-Consider-Rescinding-Corn-Hybrid-Approvals_9104.html
November 8, 2007
Monsanto says its Dekalb brand corn seed will grow U.S. market share by as much as 10 percentage points through 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Expects-Gross-Profit-to-Double-By-2012_8773.html
November 7, 2007
DuPont says it has entered into a research agreement with Evogene (Rehovot, Israel), under which DuPont’s Pioneer Hi-Bred seed business gains exclusive rights to several...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Links-with-Evogene-for-Drought-Resistant-Technology_8724.html
October 19, 2007
Syngenta reported third-quarter sales up 21%, to $1.7 billion, driven by strong growth in Latin America. Sales from the company's crop protection business rose 16%, to $1.4 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Reports-21-percent-Third-Quarter-Sales-Jump_8383.html
October 2, 2007
The European Court of Justice has ruled that an Austrian ban on genetically modified (GM) crops in certain regions is illegal. Biotechnology industry association EuropaBio (Brussels)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Court-Rejects-Austria-Biotech-Ban_7979.html
October 2, 2007
Dow Chemical and Monsanto have signed a cross-licensing agreement to combine their insect-protection and weed-control trait technologies in corn seeds. The companies say they plan to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-and-Monsanto-Team-up-for-Eight-Gene-Stacked-Corn_7982.html
September 21, 2007
DuPont says it is commercializing five soybean varieties that increase yields by as much as 12%/acre. DuPont expects the new soybean varieties to be available for 2008 planting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Launches-Breakthrough-High-Yield-Soybean_7861.html
September 21, 2007
Monsanto says it has acquired Agroeste Sementes (Xanxerê, Santa Catarina), a leading Brazilian hybrid corn seed producer, for about $100 million in cash. The deal boosts...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Boosts-Brazilian-Corn-Seed-Share-with-Acquisition_7787.html
September 14, 2007
The agreement paves the way for an eight-gene stacked combination in corn seed, according to both companies....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-and-Monsanto-to-Cross-License-Corn-Seed-Technology_7707.html
September 13, 2007
Monsanto says it will provide information regarding its seed, trait, and chemistry related licensing and marketing programs to Iowa’s attorney general....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Iowa-Launches-Antitrust-Probe-Against-Monsanto_7704.html
August 27, 2007
DuPont says its agriculture business is on track to reverse a decade-long decline of its North American seeds market share. The company says that full-year 2007 sales from its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-to-Grow-Seeds-Sales-Reaffirms-Outlook_7160.html
July 30, 2007
Rats experienced retarded growth and suffered kidney damage after consuming Monsanto’s MON863 genetically modified (GM) corn under laboratory conditions, according to a study by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/-Study-Casts-Doubt-on-Safety-of-Monsanto-GM-Corn_6613.html
July 30, 2007
DuPont has opened a seeds and traits R&D center in Porto Nacional, Brazil. The research center will plant its first crops in June and be fully operational by 2008, DuPont says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Opens-Seeds-Research-Center-in-Brazil_6637.html
July 25, 2007
Syngenta says it has agreed to acquire Germany-based Fischer group for about $67 million in cash. Fischer is a privately owned vegetative flowers company specialized in the breeding...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Buys-Flowers-Firm_6271.html
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