Novartis

  • Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz merger (1996)

  • Buys Merck pesticide business (1997)

  • Merger brings together Northrup-King, S&G Seeds, Hilleshog, Ciba Seeds

  • Rogers Seed Co.

  • Gerber Foods

Dow Chemicals

  • Dow purchases Eli Lilly's 40% share of DowElanco (1997)

  • Mycogen (1996)

  • Ribozyme Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • Mycogen buys Agrigenetics (1992)

  • United Agriseeds becomes part of Mycogen (1996)

Zeneca/Astra

  • Mogen International N.V. (1997)

  • Alliance with Japan Tobacco on rice (1999).

  • Advanta (merger of Zeneca Seeds and Vanderhave)

DuPont

  • Alliance with Human Genome Sciences (1996)

  • Curagen (1997)

  • Pioneer (1997, 1999)

  • Hybrinova (1999)

  • Optimum Quality Grain (joint venture with Pioneer)

  • Protein Technologies

  • Cereal Innovation Centre UK

Empresas La Moderna/Seminis Monsanto in 1997)

  • DNA Plant Technology (1996)

  • Asgrow (1994) (sells corn and soybeans to

  • Petoseed (1994)

  • Royal Sluis

  • Seminis

  • Bionova

Source: Brennan et al. (1999).



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