Monsanto signs gene stacking deal
- Roundup Ready: 15 years after its release. FLINT, JOSH // Farmer;Jul2011, Vol. 129 Issue 7, p12
The article provides information on the history of the development of the Roundup Ready soybean gene insertion innovative tools invented by Monsanto Co.'s chief technology officer Robb Fraley and investment strategy vice president Steve Padgette 15 years after it was commercialized in 1996.
- Monsanto Provides Substantial Boost For Local Startup. Quigley, Kelly // San Diego Business Journal;4/4/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p1
The article reports on the collaboration between Monsanto Co. and Sapphire Energy Inc. for a research and development (R&D) project about the application of genetic engineering in agriculture in the U.S. According to Jason Pyle, chief executive officer (CEO) of Sapphire Energy, the R&D project...
- Second insecticidal gene for crops. Miller, Julie Ann; Allen, William H. // BioScience;Jun95, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p387
Describes a study conducted by scientists from the Monsanto Company in Saint Louis, Mo. on a genetically-engineered weapon to protect crops from insects. Production of cholesterol oxidase, a potent insecticide; Reduction in pesticide use as effect of the development.
- Vistive Gold trait deregulated. // Farm Industry News;Feb2012, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p61
The article reports on the Vistive Gold soybean trait from Monsanto which was deregulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- New chapter in biotech. Moore, Mark // Farm Industry News;Nov2007, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p62
The article discusses the new cross licensing agreement between Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto. Under the terms of their agreement, both companies will create corn hybrids that combine eight different herbicide-tolerant and insect-protection genes. The agreement also puts Monsanto as the...
- Genetic research data will double annually. Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;7/30/98, Vol. 90 Issue 172, pB4
Focuses on biotechnology and the Monsanto Company. Plant geneticists using techniques developed by human genetics research; The cost of technology decreasing; The number of gene transfers needed to create a plant ready for a field trial; Engineered corn to provide phosphorous to hogs.
- Fear of Monsanto stops presses in England. Downs, Peter // St. Louis Journalism Review;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 29 Issue 212, p13
Reports on allegations of corrupt practices against the Monsanto Co. in England. Difficulties of the `Ecologist' periodical in running an issue critical of the company; Refusal of leading retailers to carry `The Monsanto Files'; Controversy behind genetically-engineered crops.
- MONSANTO AND AGRAQUEST SIGN SEED TREATMENT DEAL. Coons, Rebecca // Chemical Week;9/20/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 22, p7
The article reports on a three-year partnership contract signed by Monsanto and Davis, California-based biopesticide manufacturer AgraQuest in order to explore the development of seed treatments.
- Trans-Pacific Partnership aids Monsanto. CHICHERIO, BARBARA // Green Left Weekly;10/2/2013, Issue 983, p12
The article offers information on Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Australia and its policy to provide aid to Monsanto Co., a sustainable agriculture company in the U.S. including growing resistance to Monsanto's agricultural plans in Vietnam and more large-scale farming and more monocultures.