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DuPont Links with Evogene for Drought-Resistant Technology

November 7, 2007 | Michelle Bryner

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 drought-resistant genes discovered by Evogene. DuPont says it will evaluate the licensed genes in its elite corn and soybean germplasm. Financial terms were not disclosed. “Drought has an enormous impact on crop productivity and quality as well as cost of production,” says William Niebur, v.p./crop genetics R&D at DuPont. “It’s the one agronomic pressure that...

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