Monsanto joins forces with AgriMetis for insect control

· March 22, 2018

Monsanto and AgriMetis have announced an exclusive collaboration for Monsanto’s continued research with AgriMetis’ SpinoMetis platform, which includes novel insect protection compounds derived from a naturally-occurring bacterium. The SpinoMetis platform builds on the established safety and efficacy profiles of other products of the same origin to provide a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum approach to controlling key insect […]

Syngenta corn borer control product cleared by EPA

· September 12, 2016

Syngenta customers could enjoy a pest-free planting season next spring, thanks to EPA registration approval of a new insect-control product. Agrisure 3120 E-Z Refuge, a new trait stack from Syngenta, offers above-ground insect control, featuring two modes of action against corn borer and control of ear-feeding insects, with the convenience of an integrated refuge product. […]

Monsanto teams up with Second Genome for insect-control protein solutions

· September 9, 2016

Monsanto is joining forces with Second Genome, a privately-held company with expertise in microbiome science. The duo’s first item on the agenda- expanding the sourcing and diversity of novel proteins for the development of next-generation insect-control products. “Data science holds tremendous promise in unlocking new discoveries across our entire research and development pipeline,” said Tom […]

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