Bad weather leads to a shorter planting season.
Jain Irrigation joint managing director Ajit Jain: Land representing only 6-7% of the potential has been covered with advanced drip irrigation systems in the past 20 years.
CFO Ran Maidan: Price and volume increases offset the negative currency effect.
Agrogreen develops products based on microorganisms.
The university's Microalgal Biotechnology Laboratory has one of the world's largest photobioreactors.
BotanoCap is developing patented environment friendly pesticides and disinfectants.
Evogene and France's Biogemma plan to expand the trial of their high-yield drought resistant corn next year.
Most of the layoffs will be in Israel.
Monsanto will invest $65 million in the agro-biotech company.
The deal values Evogene at 3.5 times its market cap.
The company is targeting a $270 million market.
Evogene is developing advanced plant traits for crops.
New weaving technology demands high quality cotton.
Worldwide demand for canola oil has jumped.
John Deere will keep Plastro open and employ Kibbutz Gvat members for 15 years.
The research team has identified plant genes that can be altered to increase a plant’s tolerance to heat, drought and salinity.