Evogene to Present at Credit Suisse 2014 Basic Materials Conference

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REHOVOT, Israel, Aug. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evogene Ltd. (NYSE:EVGN) (TASE:EVGN), a leading plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, announced today that Mr. Ofer Haviv, Evogene's President and CEO, will present at the Credit Suisse 2014 Basic Materials Conference taking place at the Credit Suisse Auditorium, located at One Madison Avenue in New York City, September 16-18, 2014. The presentation will take place on Thursday, September 18, at 11:45 am.

Investors or companies attending the conference, who wish to meet with Mr. Haviv, may contact Evogene's Investor Relations team at investors@evogene.com.

About Evogene Ltd:

Evogene (NYSE:EVGN) (TASE:EVGN) is a leading company for the improvement of crop quality, 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), in key crops as corn, soybean, wheat and rice. In addition, Evogene has earlier stage operations in agriculture chemicals and seeds for second generation feedstock for biodiesel. For more information, please visit www.evogene.com

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Karen Mazor, Evogene
Director, Public and Investor Relations
T: +972-54-2288 039