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2014-01-15 12:26:59

DUBLIN, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wb6gpt/seeds_global) has announced the addition of the "Seeds - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wb6gpt/seeds_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Seeds in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments:...

2011-07-21 09:01:00

NEW YORK, CHICAGO, SAN FRANCISCO and AUSTRALIA, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paine & Partners, LLC ("Paine & Partners"), a global private equity investment firm, and the Costa Group of companies ("Costa" or the "Company") today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which entities affiliated with Paine & Partners will make a strategic investment in Costa. The overall transaction is expected to close later this year, subject to certain conditions....

2010-12-08 10:40:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has named Miguel Motta as vice president of marketing and strategy. Motta joins SG Biofuels following a distinguished career at Monsanto Company, most recently serving as marketing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa. At SG Biofuels, Motta will direct marketing and business strategies guiding the company's growth...

2009-08-12 16:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that Terry Crews, 53, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will retire from the Company effective Nov. 30, 2009. Carl Casale, 48, currently Executive Vice President of Strategy and Operations, has been named as Crews' successor effective Sept. 1, 2009. Crews will serve as Special Assistant to the CEO through Nov. 30, 2009. "Terry Crews personifies the talent, drive and passion that...

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2006-10-31 07:55:00

ST. LOUIS -- Monsanto Co. (MON) scientist Bill Johnson is trying to breed the perfect pumpkin peduncle. Stout and dark green, the modern-day peduncle, known as a stem outside the plant breeding world, is the result of decades of intensive breeding, Johnson said. The goal: making the perfect jack-o'-lantern lid. "If you look at the really old (pumpkin) varieties, their peduncles were really lame compared to the peduncles that are out there now," Johnson said. Better known around the world for...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.