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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:...

2013-09-30 12:27:09

CARY, N.C. and KENTLAND, Ind., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC ("Verdesian"), a Paine & Partners, LLC ("Paine & Partners") company, today announced that it has acquired INTX Microbials, LLC, ("INTX") a world-class provider of inoculant, seed treatment, and biological growth enhancement products. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. INTX's innovative products are used in agricultural crops including soybeans, pulse and forage...

2013-04-11 08:24:15

ST. LOUIS, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In early April, hundreds of visitors made a stop at Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc. in Oxnard, California to see the noteworthy Seminis(®) Home Garden varieties on display during California Spring Trials. "For many years, Seminis Home Garden has marketed innovative vegetable varieties to well-known seed retailers in North America," explained Seminis Home Garden Business lead John Marchese. "This year, we were excited to showcase to California...

2013-01-23 08:23:05

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Container gardening has been on the uptrend over the past five years and continues to grow in popularity, especially in urban areas where green space can be limited. But to ensure the most success, it is crucial for the 21 million households planting container gardens to pick the right plant for the pot. Going the container route saves space, helps control pests and overcome soil issues, enabling the availability of home grown fresh produce without a...

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...