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DuPont and Israeli Firm Sign Research Agreement

3:19 AM MST | December 16, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

DuPont says it has entered into a strategic research agreement with Rosetta Green (Rehovot, Israel) to identify drought tolerance genes in corn and soybeans. Rosetta Green will use proprietary technology and bioinformatics capabilities to identify microRNAs, and DuPont, through its Pioneer Hi-Bred business, will test candidate genes in target crops, under the deal. Pioneer Hi-Bred will have an exclusive commercial license for genes identified through this collaboration which will improve drought tolerance in corn and soybeans for farmers. Financial terms of the...

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