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Evogene Announces Successful Completion of First Computational Discovery of Novel Microbial Genes for Insect Control


Evogene Ltd. (NYSE: EVGN) announced today a key milestone in its insect control program with the
successful completion of the first computational discovery round for
microbial genes with insecticidal properties. The discovery round
utilized a unique computational technology infrastructure consisting of
a proprietary microbial-based database and a dedicated analysis
platform, BiomeMinerTM. The candidate genes will be validated
against target insects at the Company's dedicated R&D site located in
St. Louis, Missouri. Validation is expected to be completed next year.

The first computational discovery round using BiomeMinerTM
yielded a set of novel candidate genes with insecticidal properties to

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