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Mitsubishi/Zen-Noh form agchem jv

The Japanese federation of agricultural co-operative associations, Zen-Noh, and Mitsubishi Corporation, have agreed to form a joint venture for the manufacturing, registration and distribution of agrochemicals. 
Deals Mitsubishi

Bayer/Bosch to develop herbicide spray sensor technology

Bayer’s Crop Science division and German technology provider Bosch are to collaborate on the development of crop protection spray technology.

Deals R&D

Bayer/IMBB launch insect control research programme

Bayer’s Crop Science division has started a five-year research collaboration with the Greek Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) to discover insect control solutions.

Deals R&D

Arcadia/Broad Institute in genome editing deal

The US plant biotechnology company, Arcadia Biosciences (Davis, California), has signed a global licensing deal with the US non-profit research organisation, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, over CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology. 

TechAccel funds RNAi-based biopesticide development

The US agricultural technology development investment company, TechAccel (Kansas City, Missouri), has awarded $60,000 to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (St Louis, Missouri) to further the development of a sprayable RNAi-based biopesticide for the control of diamondback moths (Plutella xylostella). 
Deals Biologicals

MBI/AgShift to assess biopesticide impact on produce quality

US biopesticide company Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI – Davis, California) is to collaborate on a pilot project with US agricultural technology company AgShift (Santa Clara, California) to assess the impact of the use of biological pesticides on the quality of fresh produce.

BVT/Guardian agree distribution deal in Florida

Canadian company Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT – Mississauga, Ontario) has agreed a sales and distribution deal with US biological products marketing and distribution company Guardian Soil Solutions (Plant City, Florida) in the US state of Florida for the launch of BVT’s proprietary crop production system.

Brandt/SiteOne agree distribution deal

US agrochemical company Brandt (Springfield, Illinois) has agreed a distribution deal with US landscape products distributor SiteOne Landscape Supply.

Valagro/SBM Company agree distribution deal

Italian biostimulants company Valagro (Atessa) and French crop protection and home and garden group SBM Company (Ecully) have agreed a distribution deal.

Dow/TeselaGen expand partnership

Dow AgroSciences has expanded its collaboration with US company TeselaGen Biotechnology (San Francisco, California) on the production of a biological design automation platform aimed at accelerating the discovery of crop protection and seed products. 
Deals Dow AgroSciences

BASF/Proagrica agree deal on digital interfaces

BASF and digital connectivity company Proagrica have entered a development and operation agreement to launch the first farm management system interface for BASF’s online platform for crop management decisions, Maglis.

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2017

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2017, with links to the original articles.

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