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Marrone Bio Innovations Sponsors Webinar: Arthropod Pests of Strawberries and Their Management

DAVIS, Calif., May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI) today announced an upcoming Webinar presenting an overview of arthropod pests of strawberries, to include identification, life cycles, scouting techniques, thresholds, conventional and biopesticide treatment options, as well as the importance of resistance management. The Webinar, presented by Agrian and sponsored by MBI, will be taught by Surendra Dara, Ph.D., University of California San Luis Obispo Cooperate Extension, covering both Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

“This will be our fourth in a series of webinars designed to provide continuing education to pest control advisers in California,” said Tim Johnson, Ph.D., vice president of field development and technical services at MBI. “The southern coastal area, where Dr. Dara is located, is a key strawberry production area for the United States, and an area where arthropods, such as Lygus, can be a true problem for producers.”

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

The Webinar will be held June 1, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. (PT). To enroll please use the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2951011516407281921

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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