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2014-05-27 12:23:12

- Contest runs through July for innovative ideas to support the six commitments of The Good Growth Plan WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today a contest for creative ideas that will support one or more of the six measurable commitments of The Good Growth Plan. The Good Growth Plan Grant Contest* will award one Grand Prize of $20,000 to help the winner implement the idea. Also, three runners-up will receive $10,000 each for the same purpose. Deadline for submissions...

2014-04-29 08:39:29

BASEL, Switzerland, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG held on April 29, 2014, the 861 shareholders representing 48.48% of the total shares approved all the motions proposed by the Board of Directors. The shareholders approved motions including a gross dividend of CHF 10.00 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous year. For the first time, in accordance with the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation at Listed...

2014-04-16 00:20:38

BASEL, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Strong start to European season -- Ongoing emerging market growth -- North American season delayed by weather -- On track to achieve full year sales growth target Sales in the first quarter of 2014 increased by 5 percent at constant exchange rates. The increase in reported sales was 2 percent owing to the depreciation of a number of emerging market currencies against the dollar. Integrated sales Integrated sales rose...

2014-04-10 12:22:45

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2798mr/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Azoxystrobin Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Azoxystrobin Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global azoxystrobin industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The...

2014-04-09 08:25:46

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN), Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE: LXU), Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX), and Syngenta AG (NYSE: SYT). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-04-09 00:21:37

BASEL, Switzerland, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Collaboration to use new process to make cellulosic ethanol from corn kernel fiber -- Technology to be marketed in combination with Enogen(®) corn -- Ethanol yield per bushel of corn expected to increase substantially Syngenta announced today an agreement with Cellulosic Ethanol Technologies, LLC to license its ACE (Adding Cellulosic Ethanol) technology, a new process for ethanol plants. ACE technology has been...

2014-04-08 00:22:10

BASEL, Switzerland, April 8, 2014 -- Competition explores global challenges through compelling images -- The Award theme is "Scarcity-Waste" -- Open to professionals and amateurs, with $65,000 in prizes on offer /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced that the second Syngenta Photography Award is now open for entries. The Award aims to stimulate dialogue and create awareness around significant global challenges through powerful photography. The Syngenta Photography Award...

2014-04-07 00:22:21

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 -- Access to expertise, facilities and prime varieties grown on 330,000 hectares -- Expansion of established PSB brand supported by Syngenta's global presence -- Accelerated innovation in durum wheat breeding and production for pasta /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today that it has acquired Societa Produttori Sementi (PSB), one of Italy's oldest seed companies and a leader in durum wheat breeding and production for...

2014-04-03 12:32:21

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Marketshttp://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/93mhht/seeds_market_by) has announced the addition of the "Seeds Market by Type, Seed Trait & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/93mhht/seeds_market_by ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The seed market is primarily driven by the consumption of seeds...

2014-03-25 08:32:50

BASEL, Switzerland, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced the successful issue of CHF 750 million in Swiss domestic bonds. This issue comprises a CHF 350 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2019, a CHF 250 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2024 and a CHF 150 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2029. John Ramsay, CFO, said: "We have taken advantage of current favorable...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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