NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq:MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on August 2, 2013 under the ticker symbol "MBII".
"Marrone Bio Innovations has been dedicated to developing environmentally safe bio-based products," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. "We are pleased to welcome Marrone Bio Innovations to The NASDAQ Stock Market, and look forward to celebrating their further growth as a public company."
Marrone Bio Innovations is dedicated to continually addressing the growing demand for high performing, environmentally responsible products and currently serves the needs of the agricultural, water treatment, and turf and ornamental markets in multiple regions around the globe. Marrone Bio Innovations is a pioneer in the development of bio-based pest management products and has built an industry-leading platform of biopesticides that enable users around the world to operate more sustainably while effectively controlling pests, improving plant health, and increasing crop yields.
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