Corporate Info

Performance Plants Inc. is a global leader in agricultural and biofuel biotechnology. We are a plant-trait company with field-tested proven technologies to help farmers, industry and biofuel users meet the challenges of feeding and fueling the world of


Performance Plants Inc. has key technologies that achieve higher and more consistent crop yields through improved heat tolerance, drought tolerance and reduced water requirements. In addition, the Company is improving the cost and quality of bioenergy feedstocks.

Commercial Markets

Performance Plants Inc.’s proven suite of biotech products in two distinct but complementary industries—food production and renewable clean energy—provide the most direct path to building a sustainable and profitable future for the world.


  1. Thursday November 6, 2014
    Performance Plants Wins Agrow 2014 Award for Best Industry Collaboration

    PPI was awarded Best Industry Collaboration for its successful commercialization strategy, securing licensing and co-development agreements with collaborators such as Bayer CropScience, Mahyco and...

  2. Monday September 15, 2014
    Performance Plants Short Listed for Agrow Awards 2014

    Performance Plants recognized and short listed for Agrow Awards 2014 in two distinguished awards categories:  Best R&D Pipeline and Best Industry Collaboration.  Agrow is a leading industry provider of agricultural news, analysis and data services in crop protection...

  3. Wednesday July 16, 2014
    Performance Plants in Nature Biotechnology

    Emily Waltz interviews and publishes Dr. Yafan Huang, along with other industry leaders, in Waltz's News Feature in Nature Biotechnology, Beating the heat, Nature Biotechnology 32, 610–613 (2014) doi:10.1038/nbt.2948.  Dr. Huang explains Performance Plants' technical focus and approach for drought tolerant crops.