1. Nitrogen-efficient crops: The holy grail of agricultural biotech

    Genetic Literacy Project

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    Picture yourself walking down the narrow lanes of a poplar plantation in Minnesota surrounded by the slender, fast-growing trees farmed around the globe to make everything from paper to plywood to biofuels. Consider the resources it takes to develop a plot like this, particularly nitrogen, one of the 13 mineral nutrients necessary for plant growth….Continue Reading »
  2. Company Has Nitrogen-Efficient Crops at Commercial Phase

    Ag Professional

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    Roger Salameh of Arcadia Biosciences made a presentation at CropWorld North America on Nitrogen use efficiency (NUE), a crop trait that every seed company of the world is currently looking at with extensive research. Salameh explained how Arcadia Biosciences has been working on NUE trait technology crops for 10 years. Read the full articleContinue Reading »
  3. Argentina JV aims to break big biotech’s grip on transgenic soy

    Dow Jones News Service

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    Due to an increase in demand for soybeans Argentine biotech firm Bioceres is teaming up with Arcadia Biosciences to bring a host of new transgenic soybean seeds. Known as Verdeca, the joint venture plans to sell its products through conventional seed channels under licensing agreements with major distribution companies. Read the full articleContinue Reading »