Navigation Links
Syngenta and Evogene to Collaborate on Soybean Nematode Resistance
Date:6/26/2009

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Evogene, Ltd., focusing on identifying plant genes related to soybean nematode resistance. Under the agreement, Syngenta will receive exclusive licensing rights to candidate genes discovered by Evogene for use in soybean.

Soybean nematode is a soil parasite which attacks the roots of developing plants, and is one of the most devastating and yield limiting pests of soybean. Soybean growers may lose more than 20 percent of their yield to this pest, while defenses against it are limited. It is estimated that soybean nematode causes losses in the United States alone exceeding one billion dollars annually.

"Syngenta is a leader in advanced breeding to bring our grower customers the best choices to protect yield against soybean pests," stated Roger Kemble, Head Syngenta Crop Genetics Research. "This collaboration complements our in-house trait discovery program, creating new sources of genes for biotech traits to strengthen our current offering."

Under this agreement, Evogene will provide Syngenta with candidate genes discovered by Evogene's proprietary computational gene discovery technology, the 'ATHLETE'. Syngenta will evaluate candidate genes in its soybean research and development program. Syngenta may commercialize improved soybean seeds developed through this collaboration.

"We are very pleased by this collaboration with Syngenta and we look forward to working with the Syngenta team on this key trait for soybean," stated Ofer Haviv, Evogene's President and CEO. "Plant pest protection traits, such as nematode resistance, have a strong impact on farm productivity hence Evogene intends to expand use of its predictive technologies for gene discovery in this field," Mr. Haviv concluded.

Specific details of the agreement were
'/>"/>

SOURCE Syngenta
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Syngenta Licenses Chromatin Gene Stacking Technology
2. Syngenta and The Royal Society of Chemistry Launch African Science Initiative
3. Syngenta To Build Major Global Biotech Research Center in Beijing, China
4. USDA Approves Syngenta and John Deere for Broadened Biotechnology Endorsement for Corn Crop Insurance
5. Syngenta and Metabolon Inc. in Collaborative Research Agreement for Biochemical Profiling Technology
6. Syngenta Enters Into Research Collaboration With Anhui Academy, China
7. Syngenta Board Proposes Stefan Borgas to Become New Director
8. Syngenta holds Annual General Meeting
9. Syngenta Acquires Innovative Bio-Control Technology to Improve Usable Crop Yields
10. Syngenta Issues EUR 500 Million Eurobond
11. Monsanto and Evogene Collaborate on Nitrogen Use Efficiency Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 ... proven technologies for biologic drug discovery and mammalian cell ... SURE CHO-Mplus Libraries ™ will be presented at ... conference being held, September 8 – 10, 2014 ... Berkeley, California. , The following abstract will be ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 BCC Research ( http://www.bccresearch.com ) ... Enzymes in Industrial Applications , the global market for ... billion by 2018, registering a five-year compound annual growth ... be recorded in the detergent enzyme segment with a ... technology has influenced almost every sector of industrial activity, ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 Researchers often use microelectronic devices ... such devices can do much more – perhaps ... researchers have looked to patterned assemblies of proteins ... engineering to characterize – and potentially control – ... envisioned to recreate animal and human physiological functions ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... CT (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Connecticut ... development organization based in East Hartford, Conn., was awarded ... Phase II of a project that will determine the ... in rural north-central Connecticut. USDA Rural Development provided $53,000 ... program for the second phase of the feasibility study ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Selexis SA to Present New Data and a Case Study at IBC’s Cell Line Development and Engineering Conference 2Selexis SA to Present New Data and a Case Study at IBC’s Cell Line Development and Engineering Conference 3Global Market for Industrial Enzymes to Reach Nearly $7.1 Billion by 2018; Detergent Enzyme Market to Record Maximum Growth 2Global Market for Industrial Enzymes to Reach Nearly $7.1 Billion by 2018; Detergent Enzyme Market to Record Maximum Growth 3UMD Researchers Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems 2UMD Researchers Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems 3UMD Researchers Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems 4USDA Grant Funds Second Phase of Bio-Energy Research Community Economic Development in CT 2USDA Grant Funds Second Phase of Bio-Energy Research Community Economic Development in CT 3
... S.A.,(Alternext: ALEHT), a drug and diagnostic discovery company, is ... the INPI (National Institute of,Industrial Property) during the last ... "Since its inception, ExonHit ... of its intellectual property and in particular from its,international ...
... ev3 Inc. (Nasdaq: EVVV ),a global ... Miclot to its Board of Directors effective immediately. , ... currently the president and chief executive officer of CCS,Medical, ... products,for chronic diseases such as diabetes, wound care, urology ...
... Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ),and SouthWest NanoTechnologies ... announced today that they have signed an agreement ... to,the research and development community. , ... the agreement, Sigma-Aldrich will exclusively,distribute research quantities of ...
Cached Biology Technology:ExonHit is Honoured by the "Innovation Trophy" From The National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) 2ExonHit is Honoured by the "Innovation Trophy" From The National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) 3ev3 Inc. Appoints John L. Miclot to Board of Directors 2Sigma-Aldrich Signs Agreement With SouthWest NanoTechnologies to Distribute SWeNT(R) Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes 2Sigma-Aldrich Signs Agreement With SouthWest NanoTechnologies to Distribute SWeNT(R) Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes 3
(Date:7/30/2014)... A group of researchers from the University of Helsinki ... experimentally to reproduce in mice morphological changes which have ... gradual modifications in the embryonic development of mice teeth, ... morphologically are very similar to those observed in the ... millions of years ago. , To modify the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... received a pledge of $1 million from the Cornelia ... new Neurobehavioral Biometry Center. , The newly ... the Laboratory to develop a greater breadth and depth ... of accelerating the pace of research to improve human ... premier resource for the Laboratory and its external partners, ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... July 30, 2014 NexID Biometrics ... liveness detection solutions for the biometric authentication industry, ... consortium revolutionizing online authentication with standards for strong ... , "The decision to join FIDO Alliance stems ... pervasive in use. We believe the FIDO Alliance ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists reproduce evolutionary changes by manipulating embryonic development of mice 2Rossi Foundation pledges $1M for JAX neurobehavioral research center 2NexID Biometrics Joins the FIDO Alliance 2
... Earth, their altitude isn,t the only thing that dropstheir ... hypotension, occurs in up to half of those astronauts ... nearly all astronauts after long-term missions (four to six ... FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ) solves the ...
... on the banks of the Elbe are not a common ... part of European wildlife, when mega-fauna such as woolly mammoths ... in Boreas , believe that the changing climate during ... to pygmy sizes before driving them to warmer climes. ...
... Copenhagen, Denmark Data publishers should have the option ... to a discussion paper commissioned by the Global Biodiversity ... a set of recommendations made by Mark Costello and ... Rights in advancing biodiversity data publication , freely ...
Cached Biology News:Why astronauts experience low blood pressure after returning to Earth from space 2Did the changing climate shrink Europe's ancient hippos? 2Peer review option proposed for biodiversity data 2
...
GLP expression profiling service on the Affymetrix platform. Starting material can be blood, tissue or RNA. 5 day turnaround. Standard and custom post analyses of microarray data available....
... Fixed clamp trays and universal trays ... Magnetic drive Shaking speed: ... 25 mm amplitude Clamps ... 2000 ml, including Fernbach flasks ...
... Luminometer has been designed,for the detection ... measurements of glow and flash luminescence ... light remain nearly constant,over a longer ... for very fast reactions,requiring at least ...
Biology Products: