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7 Apr, 2015

Marrone Bio Innovations Strengthens Sales Team With Regional Territory Managers

April 7, 2015, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced the recent additions of several strategic hires to its sales team as regional territory managers. “With our new sales [...]

4 Feb, 2015

Marrone Bio Innovations Announces Completion of Audit Committee Investigation; Update on Financial Statement Review and Status of NASDAQ Continued Listing

DAVIS, California, February 4, 2015 — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) today announced the results of the previously announced internal investigation conducted by the Audit Committee of its Board of Directors (the “Committee”) regarding certain accounting and other matters. The Audit Committee Investigation In September 2014, upon the recommendation of management the Committee commenced [...]

22 Jan, 2015

Marrone Bio Innovations’ REGALIA® MAXX Biofungicide Approved For New Uses In Canada

Plant Extract-Based Fungicide Brings Canadian Growers Expanded Solution for Protecting Against Disease, Resulting in Higher Quality Crops and Enhanced Yields DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (Nasdaq:MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced [...]

14 Jan, 2015

James Iademarco Joins Marrone Bio Innovations As President And Chief Operating Officer

January 14, 2015, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced that James Iademarco has joined the company as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Iademarco will have responsibility [...]

7 Jan, 2015

Study Finds Marrone Bio Innovations’ ZEQUANOX® Highly Effective for Controlling Zebra Mussel Infestations In Shallow-Water Habitats In Lakes

January 6, 2015, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) [Nasdaq: MBII], a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced today that the Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre (REABIC) has published research from a study of Zequanox®, a naturally derived biopesticide for controlling zebra mussel infestations in the journal Management of Biological Invasions. The results of the study, published by REABIC on December 18, 2014, indicate that Zequanox is highly effective for controlling zebra mussels in shallow-water habitats in lakes without significant long-term effects on water quality. Funded in part by grant money from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awarded by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the study was part of an effort to identify viable alternatives for treatment and control of invasive freshwater mussels in open water systems, such as lakes and reservoirs. This study, a collaborative effort between Southern Illinois University, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, and Marrone Bio Innovations, evaluated the results of applying Zequanox in Deep Quarry Lake, an infested lake in Illinois, during the summers of 2012 and 2013. […]

17 Dec, 2014

Marrone Bio Innovations’ REGALIA® MAXX Biofungicide Receives Registration in Brazil

First Approved Plant Extract-Based Fungicide in Brazil Brings Growers New Solution for Protecting Against Disease, Resulting in Higher Quality and Yields December 17, 2014, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced that its REGALIA® MAXX Biofungicide has received a product registration from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA). Brazil now joins Peru, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Columbia, the Dominican Republic and Mexico as Latin American countries having approved the use of REGALIA MAXX to control a wide variety of bacterial and fungal diseases across an array of agricultural crops. REGALIA MAXX is the first plant extract-based fungicide approved in Brazil and is the first biopesticide with Induced Systemic Resistance (ISR), a complex mode of action which creates a defense response in the treated plants and stimulates additional biochemical pathways that strengthen the plant structure and act against the pathogen. The newly approved uses for REGALIA MAXX in Brazil, include tomatoes, potatoes, and dried beans.  MBI is working with its partner FMC to expand the label to include a broader array of crops and diseases, such as citrus and row crops.   […]

5 Dec, 2014

Guest Opinion: Biologicals Play Key Role in Food Production

THE GROWER, Vance Publishing Corporation Written by Dr. Pamela Marrone, founder and chief executive officer of Marrone Bio Innovations, Davis, Calif. 12/04/2014 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a guest column and opinions expressed here are only those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Vance Publishing Corporation. Now more than ever, fruit and vegetable growers need effective and environmentally sustainable pest management programs to protect against crop diseases, improve food yields and quality, and feed a growing and increasingly food-conscious world. Biopesticides or “biologicals” are becoming an important tool in the grower’s toolbox by promoting plant health and controlling unwanted pests and diseases, leading to better yields with reduced environmental impact – as well as an improved bottom line for growers.   […]