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Marrone Bio Innovations Sponsors Webinar on “Diseases of Leafy Greens and Their Management”

DAVIS, Calif., May 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI) today announced an upcoming Webinar presenting an overview of the diseases of leafy greens to include disease diagnosis, biology, life cycles, disease management, and discussion of conventional and organic control strategies. The Webinar, presented by Agrian, will be taught by Dr. Steven Koike of the University of California Cooperative Extension Service of Monterey.

“This will be our third in a series of Webinars designed to provide continuing education to pest control advisors in California,” said Tim Johnson, Ph.D., Vice President of Field Development and Technical Services of MBI. “The Salinas valley, where Steve Koike does much of his work, is known as the ‘Salad Bowl’ of the United States, producing a variety of leafy greens and other vegetables and fruits, putting growers in the area on the cutting edge of technology, production systems and disease and insect management.”

Designed for growers, pest control advisers, certified crop advisers, qualified applicators, private applicators and others affiliated with leafy green culture, this Webinar is free of charge and will provide one credit hour for continuing education for those enrolled.

The Webinar will be held May 10, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. (PT). To enroll, please use the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7343029405256087297

About Marrone Bio Innovations
Smart. Natural. Solutions.
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) aims to lead the movement to a more sustainable world through the discovery, development and promotion of biological products for pest management and plant health. Our effective and environmentally responsible solutions help customers operate more sustainably while controlling pests, improving plant health, and increasing crop yields. We have four products for agriculture on the market--Regalia®, Grandevo®, Venerate® and Majestene®- and also distribute Bio-tam® 2.0 for Isagro USA. MBI also markets Zequanox® for invasive mussels, a proprietary discovery process, a rapid development platform, and a robust pipeline of pest management and plant health product candidates. At Marrone Bio Innovations we are dedicated to pioneering better biopesticides that support a better tomorrow for users around the globe. For more information, please visit www.marronebio.com.

Marrone Bio Innovations Contact: Nancy M. Hood, VP Marketing (530) 302-8290 nhood@marronebio.com Investor Relations Contact: James Palczynski, ICR 203-682-8229 James.Palczynski@icrinc.com

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