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EPA Refuge Determination Positive for the Environment

... enacted refuge requirements to help prevent corn insect pests, such as the European corn borer, from ... Korff added. NCGA launched the industry's first insect Resistance Management online education center for growers, the insect Resistance Management Learning Center. The ...

Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto Complete U.S. and Canadian Regulatory Authorizations for SmartStax Corn; Plans Set to Launch Seed Platform on 3 Million- to 4 Million-Plus Acres

... that will provide the most comprehensive insect and weed control and allow farmers to ... Using multiple modes of action for insect control is the state-of-the-art proven means to ... SmartStax uniquely features a combination of insect control traits that significantly reduces the ...

DuPont and Bayer CropScience Expand Collaboration With Broad License Agreements

... next generation seed solutions and weed and insect control strategies from Bayer CropScience and the ... disputes between the companies in the area of insect control and herbicide safeners. "These ... product development. In the area of insect resistance, Bayer CropScience provides Pioneer ...

Commercial Manufacturing of H1N1 'Swine Flu' Vaccine Underway

... is made using PSC's proprietary baculovirus and insect cell manufacturing technology. PSC believes that ... to three weeks if they are currently working with insect cells and in a few months if they are now ... expression technology, based upon baculovirus and insect cell technology. PSC's lead product is ...

DuPont and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Collaborate to Advance Crop Insect Control, Increase Yield

... research collaboration to improve in-plant insect control to help increase yield in crops of ... research collaboration to improve in-plant insect control to help increase yield in crops of ... crops from yield losses due to destructive insect pests. Pioneer researchers will use gene ...

Dow AgroSciences Receives Approval for New Technology to Control Cotton Pests in Brazil

... of Biosafety (CTNBio), for its WideStrike(TM) insect Protection technology in cotton in Brazil. ... provides season-long, whole-plant protection from insect feeding cotton pests. The WideStrike technology uses two insect resistant traits that effectively control ...

Corn Growers Reminded to Follow Refuge Requirements as Spring Planting Nears

... U.S. Bt corn growers that the development of an insect Resistance Management plan is an essential and ... U.S. Bt corn growers that the development of an insect Resistance Management (IRM) plan is an essential ... their planning process. To prevent or delay insect resistance, the Environmental Protection Agency ...

DuPont Expects Increased Global Seed Corn Share, Continued Agriculture Earnings Growth

... on the recent registration of Herculex(R) insect protection. "Brazilian farmers have been looking ... said that the company's Optimum(R) AcreMax(TM) 1 insect protection system is expected to receive reduced ... 1 products will be the first in-the-bag insect control solution for growers and will eliminate ...

Dow AgroSciences Receives Approval for Cultivation of HERCULEX(R) I Corn in Brazil

... sell its first corn hybrids with HERCULEX(R) I insect Protection technology. This authorization was ... producer and will set a new standard for insect protection in Brazil," said Jerome Peribere, ... a trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC HERCULEX insect Protection technology developed by Dow ...

DuPont and Athenix Collaborate to Advance Insect Control in Corn, Soybeans

... entered into a research collaboration to improve insect control in corn and soybeans. ... entered into a research collaboration to improve insect control in corn and soybeans. Under the ... this partnership will build upon industry-leading insect control solutions from Pioneer,” said ...

Herculex Receives Regulatory Approval in Brazil

... CTNBio, for cultivation of the Herculex® I insect protection trait in Brazil. The Herculex® I ... season-long control against a broad spectrum of insect pests which feed on Brazilian corn, including ... a research collaboration in 1995 to develop insect resistant traits for themselves and for ...

Biotech Endorsement Insurance Discount Expanded to Nebraska, Kansas Growers Planting Corn with HERCULEX XTRA Traits

... of the HERCULEX® I and HERCULEX® RW insect protection traits to guard against a broader ... protection provided by hybrids with HERCULEX XTRA insect Protection,” said Ben Kaehler, traits ... Learn more at www.dowagro.com . Herculex insect protection technology by Dow AgroSciences and ...

New Innovation Set to Revolutionise Spray Technology - Used to Protect Against the Scottish Biting Midge & Help Fight MRSA in the NHS

... and Rothamsted Research for releasing natural insect repellents that protect against the Scottish ... can be almost anything. From spraying a natural insect repellent that helps protect a room from ... [University of Aberdeen Press Release On Natural insect Repellents 1499] ...

First documented case of pest resistance to biotech cotton

... A pest insect known as bollworm is the first to evolve ... of UA's entomology department and an expert in insect resistance to insecticides. "When you use an ... generating one of the largest selections for insect resistance ever known." Even so, the ...

Montana State University lab gives early warnings about biological invaders

... Nina Zidack, a plant pathologist, Will Lanier an insect and information technology specialist, and Cathy ... gardeners to identify potential disease and insect threats as "first detectors." Having many ... gardeners. The public can submit diseased plant, insect and weed samples through their local county ...

New designer toxins kill Bt-resistant insect pests

... changing a small part of the toxin would kill the insect -- and we did it." The team's research article, "Engineering Modified Bt Toxins to Counter insect Resistance," is scheduled for publication in ... the cells. As a result cells and ultimately the insect die. Tabashnik and his UA colleagues Tim ...

K-State's Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan and Barbara Valent Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

... a fellow for his contributions to plant and insect molecular biology, particularly for studies on ... in plant defenses against fungal pathogens and insect pests, scoring several firsts in plant and insect gene cloning. In 2005 Muthukrishnan was part of a ...

Gene-engineered flies are pest solution

... important pest. The currently used method of controlling it is the sterile insect technique (SIT), whereby male flies are irradiated to induce reproductive ... into the wild, where competition with fertile males reduces the overall insect population. This radioactive version of the SIT has the drawback that the ...

New Insect Protection Technology From Monsanto Company Deregulated by USDA

... from Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON ). Commercially, this new above ground insect control technology will be stacked with our leading below ground and ... will offer corn growers the industry's first dual mode-of-action insect protection for corn borers, controlling a broader spectrum of insects ...

Monsanto and Devgen Describe New Approach to Insect-Protection

... novel applications of RNAi, enabling plants to be better protected against insect pests that feed on crops and impact yield. "RNA interference is an ... journal Nature Biotechnology describing the research in RNAi to control insect pests, please visit http://www.nature.com/naturebiotechnology Monsanto ...

Blood Donations in U.S. Testing Positive for Chagas' Disease

... Chagas' disease that may have occurred through blood transfusions and via insect bites from bugs known to carry the parasite. Such cases have been ... Central and South America, as well as Mexico. Transmission occurs through insect bites, blood transfusions, organ transplants and via infected pregnant ...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

... active lives." Medical studies indicate that third-generation blood tests for detecting allergies common in children, including peanuts, insect venoms, milk, foods, dust and a host of other allergens,( )may have higher rates of precision, sensitivity and in some instances safety, than other ...

KBI Biopharma Starts Cell Line Generation Process under Vendor Network Agreement for PER.C6(R)

... generation using the PER.C6(R) cell line." Mr. McMahon added, "Our KBI scientific team has extensive experience producing cell lines in microbial, insect and mammalian systems and are very pleased that Crucell and DSM have recognized our expertise by selecting KBI as a Partner for their Vendor ...

Biologist discovers pink-winged moth in Chiricahua Mountains

... written one of the leading textbooks on the subject. His work also spans several departments and programs, including statistics, applied math, insect science and genetics. He also teaching biostatistics in the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health and has worked with trial attorneys on interpreting ...

Protein Sciences Announces Signing of a Forbearance Agreement With Emergent BioSolutions

... of the firm's products are recombinant proteins that are manufactured, using its patented protein expression technology, based upon baculovirus and insect cell technology. In response to the current health emergency declared by the Department of Health and Human Services, PSC is developing a ...

NOVAVAX Announces Publication of a Preclinical Study Demonstrating that a Virus-like Particle Vaccine Provided Protection Against Highly Pathogenic H1N1 and H5N1 Influenza Strains

... hemagglutinin (HA), neuraminidase (NA), and matrix 1 (M1) proteins from 1918 Spanish influenza virus strains. These proteins, which were produced in insect cells, formed three-dimensional structures that mimic the 1918 pandemic influenza virus but without the genetic material needed for replication. The ...

NovaBay and Galderma Enter Into Global Agreement to Develop and Commercialize NovaBay's Novel Aganocide Drugs for Major Dermatological Conditions

... ). Often these bacteria enter the body when the skin has already been irritated or injured due to other skin problems such as eczema, poison ivy, insect bites, chickenpox, burns, or cuts. Children may develop impetigo after having a cold or allergies that have caused the skin under the nose to become ...

Monsanto's Historic R&D Investment has Contributed to Mid-20s Gross Profit Growth for Its Seeds and Genomics Segment

... throughout Latin America, particularly for new corn traits in Brazil and Argentina. "The combination of our high quality hybrids with new tools for insect protection through biotechnology have allowed us to gain share in Latin America this fiscal year, and have set the stage for the acceleration of the ...

DuPont and International Rice Research Institute Partner to Boost Rice Yields

... will further develop the understanding of hybrid vigor in rice and will work to develop hybrids with better resistance to brown planthopper, a key insect pest. Aspects of this work will be shared publicly and will contribute to making better advanced breeding lines and hybrids available to rice ...

It's a Bug's Life, as Flawless Photo of Wasp Wins Worldwide Olympus BioScapes Competition : Winning Sure Doesn't Sting - Olympus BioScapes 2008 Competition

... Staffordshire, England, took top honors for the shimmering image of what is called a fairy fly, actually a tiny wasp that may be the world's smallest insect at only 0.21mm long, or 1/25 the length of the average red ant. The eerily glowing wasp, captured in exquisite detail, reveals the extraordinary ...

Digesting the termite digestome -- a way to make biofuels?

... If the biofuel known as bioethanol is to make a major contribution to our fuel supplies, then we may well require the assistance of some tiny insect helpers, says Michael Scharf, an assistant professor of entomology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. In a review to be published in ...

Like an arrow: Jumping insects use archery techniques

... Froghoppers, also known as spittlebugs, are the champion insect jumpers, capable of reaching heights of 700 mm - more than 100 times their own body length. Research published today in the open access journal BMC ...

Novavax Completes Enrollment of Its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Phase IIa Clinical Trial

... match to the strains circulating in the community causing influenza disease. Novavax's influenza VLPs are produced through recombinant technology in insect cell culture, utilizing a manufacturing process that will consist entirely of disposable, ready-to-use equipment. Current yields are 7 to 10 times ...

Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

... match to the strains circulating in the community causing influenza disease. Novavax's influenza VLPs are produced through recombinant technology in insect cell culture, utilizing a manufacturing process that will consist entirely of disposable, ready-to-use equipment. Current yields are 7 to 10 times ...

Advanced Pest Control Earns Quality Pro Designation for General Pest Control Services

... consumers solid proof of the thoroughness and quality of Advanced Pest Management's services." Advanced Pest Control's services include insect control, bird control, rodent control, termite control, wildlife trapping and animal removal, and a slew of other services like bat control, mosquito ...

Video: New Survey Shows Three in Four School Nurses Have Students at Risk for Severe Allergic Reactions Who Do Not Bring Auto-Injectable Epinephrine to School

... epinephrine is the first-line standard of care for treating anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be caused by nuts, insect bites or stings and other allergens.(1,2,3) Eight out of ten school nurses (82%) surveyed have also seen increased numbers of children at risk for ...

DuPont Obtains Biotechnology Endorsement for Pioneer(R) Brand Products

... Oval Logo, DuPont(TM), The miracles of science(TM), and Pioneer(R) are registered trademarks or trademarks of DuPont or its affiliates. Herculex(R) insect Protection technology by Dow AgroSciences and Pioneer Hi-Bred. (R)Herculex and HX logo are registered trademarks of Dow AgroSciences LLC. Roundup ...

It takes nerves for flies to keep a level head

... they do have one major advantage. They can update and process visual information more than ten times faster than humans, which is vital for an insect that relies on fast sensory feedback to maintain its agility." Dr Krapp adds: "Keeping the head level and gaze steady is a fundamental task for ...

Dow AgroSciences Announces Early Exercise of Option for Commercial License With Sangamo BioSciences for Plants

... consideration for development include: healthier cooking oils and many other improvements in nutritional content; resistance to a broad range of insect pests and diseases; enhanced photosynthetic efficiency and overall yields; as well as plants custom-engineered for the biofuels industry." ZFPs are ...

Favrille Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... it will receive expedited review as a result of the Fast Track designation; Favrille's ability to demonstrate that its idiotype protein produced from insect cell lines may stimulate a more effective immune response compared to idiotype protein derived from mammalian cells; Favrille's ability to ...
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