NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Evogene and Marrone Bio Innovations today announced a collaboration to discover new modes of biological action for insect control and to develop and commercialize new insect control products.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The African Orphan Crops Consortium today launched the African Plant Breeding Academy to train 250 plant breeders and technicians in genomics and marker-assisted selection for crop improvement over a five-year period.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Plant genomics firm Evogene has gone public in the US through the offering of 5 million shares of common stock at an offering price of $14.75 per share, bringing in gross proceeds of $73.75 million.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Agriculture has pumped nearly $9 million into a score of new research grants to fund efforts to use genomics, genetics, and other approaches to enhance crop plants.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Evogene and Monsanto today announced they have expanded and extended an R&D collaboration aimed at identify plant genes related to yield, environmental stress, and fertilizer utilization.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Evogene today announced that it and DuPont Pioneer have extended and expanded their multiyear research collaboration aimed at developing varieties of soybean resistant to Asian Soybean Rust, or ASR.