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November 4, 2005 - 11:33

Chemtura Introduces Paczol Plant Growth Regulator

Paczol, a new plant growth regulator (PGR) from Chemtura Corp., is now registered and approved for immediate sales and use in all 50 states. Paczol is manufactured to produce consistent, uniform height control on a wide range of container-grown ornamental plants including bedding plants, bedding plant plugs, flowering/foliage plants, woody landscape plants, perennials and bulb crops.

GIYP to Launch New Directory Model

The Green Industry Yellow Pages (GIYP) announced last week that it will expand its national yellow pages directory into a variety of streamlined media directories. The new directories will allow customers to pick and choose where they want their business, product or service listed and will give users the opportunity to find content that is directly relevant to their search.

Currently, users can access all of the listings in the national GIYP database through the online directories of GIYP’s media partners. Under the new model, set to launch on the first of the year, businesses will select one or more of GIYP’s media partners’ directories to advertise in. For more information visit http://www.giypinc.com.

Sakata & Qualiveg Agreement

Sakata Seed America, Inc. and Qualiveg have announced Sakata Seed America’s acquisition of Qualiveg and its subsidiaries.

Qualiveg specializes in breeding and production of hybrid cantaloupe, pumpkin, squash and watermelon. The company provides customized seed production and processing utilizing innovative techniques.

To facilitate the transfer process, the Qualiveg operation will report to Cliff Ball, associate director of production for Sakata Seed America. Current management will continue to operate the business as usual under the “Qualiveg” company name led by General Manager, Kaline Moore and Operations Manager, Kevin Moore. Qualiveg Seed Production, Inc. and its subsidiaries Sutter Seeds LLC and Superior Seed Conditioning, LLC (collectively the Qualiveg Group or “QVG”) will be kept as corporate entities.

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