Tag: seed

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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Monsanto seed patent case to appear before Supreme Court

Monsanto seed patent case to appear before Supreme Court

February 18, 2013 |

In Washington, Monsanto’s seed patent will appear before the Supreme Court tomorrow. The case addresses the ownership of seeds under patents, particularly whether the seed from the company’s Roundup Ready soybeans can be legally replanted— the financial implications on farmers and the biotech industry alike could be enormous. Said Cathy Enright, a representative from BIO, […]

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Agriculture industry stakeholders ink framework for post-patent seeds

Agriculture industry stakeholders ink framework for post-patent seeds

November 5, 2012 |

In Iowa, The American Seed Trade Association and the Biotechnology Industry Organization recently completed the first phase of an industry Accord to establish a framework for post-patent single trait seeds. Chuck Larson, executive director of Americans for Choice and Competition in Agriculture said: “After five years of tireless negotiations among ASTA, BIO and industry stakeholders, […]

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