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Oxitec agrees multi-year dev deal for self-limiting soybean loopers

US synthetic biology company Intrexon’s UK subsidiary, Oxitec, has agreed a multi-year development agreement with a collaborator to develop self-limiting soybean loopers (Chrysodeixis includens).

Deals R&D

PlantArcBio/ICL Innovation agree biostimulant dev deal

Israeli plant biotechnology company PlantArcBio (Giv’at Hen) and Israeli specialty fertiliser company ICL Innovation (Tel Aviv) have agreed to collaborate for the development of crop productivity enhancers for agriculture.

Deals R&D

MBI/TerraLink in Canadian distribution deal

The US biopesticide company, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI – Davis, California), has appointed Canadian crop inputs supplier TerraLink (Abbotsford, British Columbia) to distribute its biofungicide, Regalia Maxx (Reynoutria sachalinensis extract), in western Canada. 

Deals Marrone Bio Innovations

STK appoints Summit Agro exclusive distributor in US

Israeli biopesticide company STK has appointed the Sumitomo Corporation/Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha (ISK) joint venture, Summit Agro USA, as exclusive distributor in the US.

Deals Operations

MBI/Plant Products in Canadian distribution deal

The US biopesticide company, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI - Davis, California), has appointed the Canadian horticultural products supplier, Plant Products (Leamington, Ontario), to distribute its biofungicide, Regalia Maxx (Reynoutria sachalinensis extract), in eastern and central Canada.

Marrone Bio Innovations Deals

Amfora gains gene editing licence from Corteva/Broad Institute

The US biotechnology company, Amfora (San Francisco, California), has entered into non-exclusive licensing agreement with DowDuPont's agricultural business, Corteva Agriscience, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard over gene editing technology. 

Deals Corteva Agriscience

Climate Corporation/Airbus agree satellite imagery deal

Bayer’s digital farming subsidiary, The Climate Corporation, and aeronautics company Airbus Defence have agreed a deal to deliver frequently updated satellite imagery from Airbus to farmers through The Climate Corporation’s Climate FieldView digital agriculture platform.

Deals Bayer Crop Science

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2019

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2019, with links to the original articles.

Deals M&A

Novozymes adds partners to BioAg Alliance

Danish company Novozymes is pursuing multi-partner set ups with UPL and US-based chemical distributor Univar Solutions through its BioAg business.

Monsanto Bayer Crop Science

Cibus licenses high oleic canola trait to Valley Oils

US technology company Cibus (San Diego, California) has licensed certain US rights to US company Valley Oils Partners to cultivate canola with Cibus' ultra-high oleic acid oil trait. 


Bio-Cat/Omnia agree deal to develop microbial strains

US-based biologicals company Bio-Cat Microbials (Shakopee, Minnesota) and South African company Omnia Holdings (Gauteng) have agreed an exclusive deal to develop microbial strains to be added to Omnia's portfolio of crop science products.


Adama/Tactical Robotics to co-develop drone aerial sprayer

ChemChina subsidiary Adama is to collaborate with Israeli aerospace company Tactical Robotics on a feasibility study for a high-payload drone for aerial crop spraying.

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