Navigation Links
Bayer CropScience's Vegetable Seed Business Nunhems Acquires US Lettuce Seed Company Paragon Seed
Date:12/12/2007

MONHEIM, Germany, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience announced today that its vegetable seed business Nunhems has acquired the U.S. seed company Paragon Seed Inc. Based in Salinas, California, Paragon Seed specialises in the breeding, production and sales of lettuce varieties. The company with sales of US-Dollar 8.5 million 2006 [approximately EUR 5.8 million] belongs to the market leaders in the United States in this segment and supplies the U.S. market as well as Mexico. With this step Nunhems strengthens its position in the lettuce seed market in the Americas. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The lettuce seed market with a volume of about US-Dollar 60 million [about EUR 41 million] is one of the three most important vegetable markets in the United States. Nunhems is already a leader in this segment in Europe. Furthermore, the acquisition offers the exchange of seed production know-how. Nunhems will continue to market the newly acquired varieties under the Paragon brand to assure continuation of the strong quality image in the market.

"The acquisition of Paragon is our fourth transaction in the vegetable seed segment this year. This clearly shows that we are committed to develop our promising vegetable seed business towards future growth," said Prof. Friedrich Berschauer, chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer CropScience.

And Douwe Zijp, Chief Executive Officer of Nunhems added: "Through this acquisition we can combine Paragon's expertise in breeding and seed production with Nunhems' know-how in breeding disease resistant varieties and Nunhems' molecular breeding capabilities."

Vic Heintzberger, President of Paragon Seed Inc., comments: "By becoming a part of Nunhems we will ensure that our genetics and our seed production expertise will be supported on a global scale and developed further so that we can offer growers new choices for lettuce seeds."

Bayer CropScience consequently pursues its strategy to fu
'/>"/>

SOURCE Bayer CropScience
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Boston Scientific to Explore Sale of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery Businesses
2. DuPont Leaders Brief Investors on Agriculture Businesses
3. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
4. Apria Healthcare Chooses Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry for Use in the Companys Home Health Care Business
5. ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007
6. STALLERGENES : Strong Business Growth: +17% and Earnings Per Share up 30%
7. Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Instrument Sales Business of Davis Inotek
8. Boydens Summit Practice Featured in the September Issue of New Jersey Business Magazine
9. Premier Research Appoints Melissa Jones as Vice President, International Business Development
10. Access Highlighted in Recent BusinessWeek Article
11. Shire Appoints Sylvie Gregoire President of Human Genetic Therapies Business
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 High performance computing (HPC) ... most complete climate and Earth system model to ... issues. , Eight national laboratories, including Lawrence ... Center for Atmospheric Research, four academic institutions and ... participating national laboratories include Argonne, Brookhaven, Lawrence Berkeley, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 The 6th Annual ... held on October 29-30 in San Francisco, CA. This ... and government researchers and clinicians focused on addressing and ... , In the twelve years since the sequencing of ... been introduced with pharmacogenetic information in the label and ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... in your ear could improve the health of your ... University of Leeds used a standard TENS machine like ... pulses to the tragus, the small raised flap at ... the ear canal. , The stimulation changed the influence ... the nervous signals that can drive failing hearts too ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... engineering and regenerative medicine is an inadequate vascular ... engineered constructs and decellularized tissues is critical for ... Researchers have attempted to mitigate deficiencies in vascularization ... including adding scaffold bioactivity, optimizing scaffold design and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 2New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 36th Annual Personalized and Precision Medicine Conference Bringing Together Thought Leaders to Discuss Clinical Implementation, Dx Reimbursement, Big Data, and Sequencing 2'Tickling' your ear could be good for your heart 2Vascularization in Tissue Engineering Highlighted at 12th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science 2
... Wisconsin, is working with Madison Environmental Group on a kit ... extortionists are holding personal files for ransom, and a proposed ... ,Original air date: Saturday, May 28, 2005 , , ... Read more about the Culver's deal , ...
... Local Madison bands are available 24 hours a day now ... to feature them. , ,The Web site MusicMadeInMadison.com ... musicians such as the Profits, Daedalus Burn, Infinite Helix and ... Radio, LLC, the site's goal is to help both the ...
... succeed both personally and professionally. , ,You should make sure ... business world and your community. Once these partnerships are built, ... your needs and goals. At the same, make sure you ... , ,Relationships need to be mutually beneficial for all parties. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Don't forget building relationships when building business 2Don't forget building relationships when building business 3Don't forget building relationships when building business 4
(Date:8/21/2014)... study of American singles found that during sex ... orgasm rates. On average, men experience orgasm 85.1 ... making little difference. For women, however, orgasm occurrence ... 62.9 percent of the time during sex with ... with women,s sexual orientation, with lesbian women experiencing ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... A ubiquitous skin fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and ... tracked to even further global reachesincluding Hawaiian coral reefs ... sea vents. , A review in the scientific journal ... distribution of the fungi of the genus Malassezia ... environmental sequencing datasets from around the world. , University ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... In a finding that has implications for life ... elsewhere in the solar system, LSU Associate Professor of ... the National Science Foundation, or NSF, this week published ... a lake that lies 800 meters (2600 feet) beneath ... "viable microbial ecosystems.", Given that more than 400 subglacial ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 2Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 3Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 4From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus 2800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 2800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 3800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 4
... matter how you drill it, using natural gas as an ... global climate change and a good transition step on the ... That is the conclusion of a new study by ... edition of the peer-reviewed journal Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems ...
... widget supports a wide range of data file formats (including video ... files in a ,friendly, format, as well as more traditional formats ... have access to the data (as a zip file), even if ... addition, users can cite the data, share it on social media ...
... use the Earth,s magnetic field to find their way. ... needles for the perception of the field and ... Although many animal species can sense the geomagnetic ... pinpoint the cells that detect the field and convert ...
Cached Biology News:No matter the drilling method, natural gas is a much-needed tool to battle global warming 2The magnetic sense 2
... protein into cells permits studies of protein-protein ... pathways, and transcription factor-mediated gene regulation. The ... of a specific protein in a mammalian ... into the cell. ProteoJuice Protein Transfection Reagent ...
... is an automated instrument with a thin ... real-time using light or fluorescence microscopy. Biaxial ... and fibroblast cells can be simulated by ... and Y axis of our strain chamber. ...
... Solutions has now entered the next frontier ... partnering up with Cellomics, Inc. The drug ... of Beckman Coulter‘s automated solutions systems and ... information at the sub-cellular level. The integration ...
... biologic production demands on cell and tissue ... cell populations. Therefore, both cell concentration and ... accurately and precisely. The new Vi-CELLTM Cell ... effective means to perform the trypan blue ...
Biology Products: