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Slide #12. Monsanto Company — Rosetta Green Ltd.
Monsanto Company (MON)
Rosetta Green Ltd.
Monsanto Company today announced it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets, and assumption of certain liabilities, of Rosetta Green Ltd. Rosetta Green develops improved plant traits for agriculture using RNA technology. Rosetta Green experts specialize in the identification and use of unique genes to guide key processes in major crops including corn, soybeans and cotton. The company was formed in 2010 and is based in Rehovot, Israel, at the heart of one of Israel's major science centers. The company's Israel operations will remain intact and all Rosetta Green employees have accepted roles with Monsanto.
Monsanto, along with its subsidiaries, is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. Co. has two business segments: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. Through its Seeds and Genomics segment, Co. produces seed brands, including DEKALB, Asgrow, Deltapine, Seminis and De Ruiter, and Co. develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds. Co. also provides other seed companies with technology and genetic material for their seed brands. Through its Agricultural Productivity segment, Co. manufactures Roundup brand herbicides and other herbicides and provides lawn-and-garden herbicide products for the residential market.
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