Mahyco develops new GM crops sans Monsanto support (BusinessLine)

February 24, 2014By tnguyenMedia Coverage, News No Comments

Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco) is seeking regulatory approvals for field trials in genetically modified (GM) rice and cotton lines that can grow under water-stressed and saline environments, besides requiring less nitrogen fertilisers. The ₹700-crore company has developed these new plants using proprietary genes belonging to Arcadia Biosciences, a privately-held agri-biotech firm headquartered in Davis, … Read More

Stacked Gene Traits Improve Plant Productivity Under Multiple Environmental Stresses

February 21, 2014By tnguyenNews, Press Release No Comments

— Combined Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Stress Tolerance Traits Drive Substantial Yield Improvement in Rice — DAVIS, Calif. (February 21, 2014) – Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, announced the development of rice featuring a combination of fertilizer efficiency and stress … Read More

MIT Technology Review Names Arcadia Biosciences to Its 50 Smartest Companies List

February 19, 2014By tnguyenNews, Press Release No Comments

DAVIS, Calif. (February 19, 2014) – Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, has been named to MIT Technology Review’s 2014 50 Smartest Companies list. The list spotlights those companies that over the past year made a difference through their innovations by … Read More

Arcadia Biosciences Receives U.S. Patent for Nitrogen Use Efficiency Technology in Monocot Crops

February 4, 2014By tnguyenNews, Press Release No Comments

–Technology Increases Productivity and Reduces Environmental Impact of Agriculture — DAVIS, Calif. (February 4, 2014) — Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a key patent for its Nitrogen … Read More