Company** Company# Type/Product Area Terms/Details (Month)
(Country) (Country)
Ceres* Genset SA Research collaboration; use of Ceres gets exclusive license to use
(France) Genset's mapping, sequencing and specific aspects of Genset's genomics
bioinformatics technologies in technologies in agricultural genetics;
agricultural genetics/genomics Genset retains exclusive rights to all
human health applications; Genset
acquired 20% stake in Ceres; Genset
gets service fees and additional equity
on milestones (1/98)
Forage Genetics* DeKalb Genetics Research collaboration; development, DeKalb will conduct product evaluation
(wholly owned sub- Corp. evaluation and release of new and market assessment; further details
sidiary of Research alfalfa varieties with Roundup ND (7/98)
Seeds Inc.) Ready trait
Mycogen Corp. AgriBioTech Inc. Joint development program; Letter of intent; Mycogen will screen
(NASDAQ:ABTX) use of Mycogen's Bt technology its Bt gene and strain library for genes
to develop insect-resistant active against insect pests targeted by
alfalfa varieties AgriBiotech; Mycogen will provide
selected genes ready for transformation
into alfalfa; AgriBioTech responsible
for transformation, regeneration, breed-
ing with its own germplasm; AgriBio-
Tech primarily responsible for market-
ing, but Mycogen will also market
through its channels (9/98)
Mycogen Corp. Forage Genetics* 3-way collaboration to improve Mycogen and New Mexico State will
(wholly owned forage quality of alfalfa; initially contribute alfalfa transformation and
subsidiary of to develop transgenic alfalfa plants gene technology; Forage Genetics will
Research Seeds with modified protein composition contribute alfalfa germplasm; partners
Inc.) and New to enhance efficiency of use by will broadly license developed technol-
Mexico State cattle and other ruminants ogy (7/98)
@ This chart covers biotech company deals with other biotech companies in the agricultural field which were announced between 1/1/98 and 10/19/98.
ND = Not disclosed, reported and/or available.
# Indicates funding partner, where applicable.
* Private companies are indicated with an asterisk.
** Unless otherwise noted, the trading symbols for public biotechnology companies can be found be referring to the BioWorld Stock Report For Public Biotechnology Companies on pp. 12-13.