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2013-01-09 05:00:29

Syngenta Biotechnology Signs License Agreement with Plant Sensory Systems to Evaluate their NUEST technology in Sugarcane and Rice Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Plant Sensory Systems, LLC announced today that Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. has signed an exclusive license agreement to evaluate Plant Sensory Systems´ proprietary Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Stress Tolerance (NUEST) technology in sugarcane and rice. Nitrogen fertilizer, which is critical for the growth, yield, and...

2012-12-03 05:02:17

After a global sugar shortage caused demand for US sugarcane to jump, the industry is set to face tepid conditions in the coming years. Consumers' growing health-consciousness will cause them to curtail their sugar consumption. Furthermore, the US government is easing its level of protection for downstream sugar processors, who previously enjoyed inflated domestic sugar prices and a low level of import penetration. The scaled-back federal support for the downstream sugar processing industry...

2012-04-12 23:02:19

Innovative breeding approach creates new opportunities for sugar beet growers: Monheim (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Bayer CropScience and KWS SAAT AG have signed an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize an innovative system of weed control in sugar beet for the global market. The technology is based on the breeding of sugar beet varieties that are tolerant to herbicides in the ALS-inhibitor-class with broad-spectrum weed control. This will give farmers a new opportunity to make sugar...


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  • To talk saucily.
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