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2014-10-20 08:24:29

Transaction is consistent with Company's long-term strategy to accelerate the growth of its service business MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Inc., one of the largest residential pest control...

2014-10-09 16:26:01

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for seed treatment in cotton is forecast to maintain the slowest 2014-2020 CAGR of 5.3% in comparison to other crop types. With an estimated share of 46.7% in 2014, North America is the largest market for seed treatment in cotton applications, though Asia-Pacific is expected to register the fastest corresponding period CAGR of 7.3%.The market for seed treatment gains in significance due to a number of factors, prominent among...

2014-10-09 16:25:54

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for seed treatment in canola is anticipated to reach US$257.2 million by 2020 from an estimated US$US$171.1 million in 2014 by maintaining a healthy CAGR of 7% between these years. In addition to being the largest seed treatment market for canola, with a share of 49.6% in 2013, North America is also likely to emerge as the fastest growing in recording a compounded annual rate of 7.6% over 2014-2020.The market for seed treatment...

2014-10-09 16:25:51

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American market for seed treatment in cotton is likely to reach US$74.8 million by 2020 from an estimated US$55.6 million in 2014 at a CAGR of 5%. Though United States is the largest market for seed treatment in cotton in the region, with an estimated 2014 share of 89.6%, Mexican demand for the same is slated to register the fastest 2014-2020 CAGR of 5.3%.The market for seed treatment gains in significance due to a number of factors,...

2014-10-09 16:25:36

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for biological seed treatment is projected to reach US$240.6 million by 2020, thereby exhibiting the faster CAGR of 7.6% between 2014 and 2020, when compared to the chemical seed treatment market. North America forms the dominant region in terms of demand for biological seed treatment, estimated to account for a share of 49.3% in 2014, though Asia-Pacific is anticipated to outpace all other global markets by registering a...

2014-10-07 16:24:22

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for seed treatment comprises chemical agents, including insecticides, fungicides and other chemicals and biological agents, of which chemical agents form the most dominant application segment. Biological seed treatment agents include applications that are derived from renewable resources and contain natural active ingredients. These seed treatment agents have no adverse impact on the environment, workers and consumers in...

2014-10-06 16:27:59

GMO Answers Invites Consumers to Join the Online Conversation WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers are making a conscious effort to get to know more about how their food is grown - planting gardens, going to farmers markets, and searching online for answers. This month GMO Answers (www.GMOAnswers.com) invites the public to "Get to Know GMOs"-- to ask their toughest questions and join the conversation. "With the coming of October, we welcome a new fall season, a new...

2014-09-30 23:03:38

NutriGold is willingly transparent when it comes to their product ingredients. In the face of recent political objectives that are attempting to prevent transparency, NutriGold believes that the public has the right to know what is in the products they purchase. Orem, UT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Grocery Manufacturers Association of America (GMA), consisting of members like Monsanto, Coca-Cola, and General Mills, is making a greater effort to end any GMO labeling laws in the United...

2014-09-25 08:28:24

Got Questions about GMOs? Join the Ask Me Anything Event Today at 1pm ET WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at 1pm ET, GMO Answers will be on Reddit, participating in the Ask Me Anything series. Cathleen Enright, Ph.D., executive director of the Council for Biotechnology Information and GMO Answers spokesperson, will answer your questions about GMOs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148285 "We need to do a better job talking about the...

2014-09-24 23:04:02

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Vegetable Seeds Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Hybrid seeds are the most critical and cost effective input for increasing the vegetable production through improving per acre productivity. Hybrid vegetable seed industry has made great strides in improving vegetable production and has a major role to play going forward. High quality seed with both input traits...


Latest Monsanto Reference Libraries

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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