Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, announced the opening of its new greenhouse to facilitate and expand its research and product development capacity.

The new greenhouse, located adjacent to MBI's corporate headquarters at 1540 Drew Avenue in Davis, CA, is triple the size of the existing greenhouse on this site at 3,000 square feet, and features state of the art technology in environmental control. In addition, five grow rooms were built, each with enhanced controls for temperate, humidity and lighting.

Pam Marrone, Chief Executive Officer of Marrone Bio Innovations commented, "We are thrilled to announce the opening of our new greenhouse on Earth Day as it will play a key role in enabling execution of our research, product development and business strategy.

MBI's new greenhouse will significantly expand our capacity to enhance our existing products and develop new effective and environmentally responsible bio-based products that promote plant health and control unwanted pests in agriculture, while increasing crop yields and profitability for growers."