Tag: evogene

Evogene bio-stimulant microbial seed treatment trials a success in second year

Evogene bio-stimulant microbial seed treatment trials a success in second year

January 16, 2018 |

In Israel, Evogene recently announced highly promising second-year field trial results for its bio-stimulant microbial seed treatments for the improvement of corn yield, which are under exclusive license to DuPont Pioneer. The bio-stimulant seed treatments tested in these recent trials conducted by Evogene demonstrated up to 20 percent increases in corn yield under moderate drought conditions. […]

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Earnings season: An advanced bioecononomy’s health and wellness check-up

Earnings season: An advanced bioecononomy’s health and wellness check-up

August 14, 2017 |

In today’s Digest, let’s look at trends driving the industry’s results at scale — and while money is not the measure of all progress, it is the ultimate yardstick and especially for companies that have reached industrial scale. So, let’s look at Q2 earnings statements now just coming out from four of the sector’s signature […]

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Evogene reports Q2 financial results with $1.2M total revenues

Evogene reports Q2 financial results with $1.2M total revenues

August 12, 2017 |

In Israel, Evogene Ltd. announced total revenues for the second quarter of 2017 of $1.2 million, compared to $1.8 million for the second quarter in 2016. The decline in revenues reflects the net decrease in research and development cost reimbursement, in accordance with the work plans under Evogene’s various collaboration agreements, according to their press […]

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DuPont Pioneer teams with Evogene on microbiome-based seed treatments in corn

DuPont Pioneer teams with Evogene on microbiome-based seed treatments in corn

August 7, 2017 |

In Iowa, DuPont Pioneer and Evogene Ltd announced that they have entered into a multiyear collaboration. The scope of the agreement includes the research and development of microbiome-based seed treatments in corn. The goal of the collaboration is to provide farmers with innovative bio-stimulant seed treatment products that protect and maximize corn yield by leveraging […]

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Evogene hits milestones in crop disease tie up with Monsanto

Evogene hits milestones in crop disease tie up with Monsanto

July 11, 2017 |

In Israel, Evogene Ltd. announced it had reached an important milestone in its crop disease collaboration with Monsanto Company with the demonstration of positive Fusarium resistance results with Evogene discovered genes. Additionally, Evogene announced the completion of the candidate gene discovery stage in the companies’ yield and abiotic stress collaboration, which mainly focuses on corn […]

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Evogene advances against Western corn rootworm

Evogene advances against Western corn rootworm

June 26, 2017 |

In Israel, Evogene has advanced a gene displaying insecticidal activity against Western corn rootworm into Phase-I  focusing on validation in target crops, following positive laboratory assay results. Additionally, the company announced for the first time the identification of a set of genes displaying initial toxic activity against southern green stinkbug, a major pest in soybean […]

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Evogene reports declining revenue as focus shifts from gene discovery to pre-development

Evogene reports declining revenue as focus shifts from gene discovery to pre-development

May 21, 2017 |

In Israel, Evogene reported $83.4 million in cash, short-term bank deposits and marketable securities, as compared to $88.2 million at December 31, 2016 and reported revenues for the first quarter of 2017 of $0.7 million, compared to $2.0 million for the first quarter of 2016.  The net loss for the first quarter of 2017 was […]

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Evogene and Marrone announce milestones and plans to move towards validation

Evogene and Marrone announce milestones and plans to move towards validation

May 17, 2016 |

In Israel, Evogene and Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced they have successfully met an important milestone in their multi-year collaboration focused on discovery and validation of novel genes for insect control. In diet-based insect assays, certain proteins demonstrated control activity against several target pest insects, including fall armyworm, a devastating pest that causes annual damage […]

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Evogene announces positive results of research with Monsanto on corn and soybeans

Evogene announces positive results of research with Monsanto on corn and soybeans

February 23, 2016 |

In Israel, Evogene announced positive results from the testing of a set of the company’s discovered genes in corn and soybeans conducted this past season by its key collaborator, Monsanto. These are the first results for genes discovered and tested pursuant to a ‘Trait-First’ methodology implemented in the frame of the parties’ on-going, multi-year collaboration […]

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Evogene looks beyond plant genomics to bacteria for pest resistance

Evogene looks beyond plant genomics to bacteria for pest resistance

January 5, 2016 |

In Israel, Evogene is looking beyond its traditional research areas of plant genomics and will now look at bacteria genomics as well in hopes of unlocking resistance to pests. The idea is take a different tack as creating pest resistance in plants that doesn’t lead to increased pest resistance to those methods as they mutate. […]

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