Evogene to Webcast, Live, at VirtualInvestorConferences.com February 5

Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to attend interactive real-time virtual VirtualInvestorConferences.com

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Evogene Ltd. (NYSE, TASE: EVGN), today announced that Ofer Haviv, President and CEO, will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on February 5, 2014.

DATE:  Thursday, February 5, 2014
TIME:   11:30 am EST
LINK:    http://VirtualInvestorConferences.com > click the red "watch company presentations now" button

This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time - both in the presentation hall as well as the association's "virtual trade booth." If attendees are not able to join the event live on the day of the conference, an on-demand archive will be available for 90 days.

It is recommended that investors pre-register to save time and receive event updates.

Recent Company Highlights

  • Evogene has been publicly traded on the TASE since 2007. In late 2013, the Company raised approximately $85 million and listed on the NYSE.
  • In 2013, the company also expanded and extended most of its key strategic collaborations, including its agreements with Monsanto, Syngenta and DuPont Pioneer. The Company has over 25 product programs targeting the industry's most significant traits and crops.
  • Recently, Evogene expanded its scope of operations and announced entry into the field of Insect Resistance, one of the industry's substantial and unmet fields. 
  • Commercial production of Evofuel developed castor bean varieties in Brazil, are expected to take place during 2016.

About Evogene Ltd.

Evogene (NYSE, TASE: EVGN) is a leading company for the improvement of crop productivity and economics for the food, feed and biofuel industries. The Company has strategic collaborations with world-leading agricultural companies to develop improved seed traits in relation to yield and a-biotic stress (such as tolerance to drought), and biotic stress (such as resistance to disease and nematodes), in key crops as corn, soybean, wheat and rice, and is also focused on the research and development of new products for crop protection (such as weed control). In addition, the Company has a wholly-owned subsidiary, Evofuel, developing seeds for second generation feedstock for biodiesel. For more information, please visit www.evogene.com and www.evo-fuel.com.

About VirtualInvestorConferences.com
Since 2010, VirtualInvestorConferences.com, created by BetterInvesting (NAIC) and PR Newswire, has been the only monthly virtual investor conference series that provides an interactive forum for presenting companies to meet directly with investors using a graphically-enhanced online platform.

Designed to replicate the look and feel of location-based investor conferences, Virtual Investor Conferences unites PR Newswire's leading-edge online conferencing and investor communications capabilities with BetterInvesting's extensive retail investor audience network.

SOURCE Evogene Ltd.

For further information: Evogene Contact: Karen Mazor, Evogene, Director of Investor and Public Relations, +972 54 228 8039, karen.mazor@evogene.com, VirtualInvestorConferences.com; Bradley H. Smith, Director of Marketing, IR and Compliance Services, PR Newswire, +1.201.947.7157, bradley.smith@prnewswire.com, http://www.evogene.com

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