After more than a year of limping along, Eden Bioscience said Friday that it will liquidate its assets. The Woodinville-based agricultural science...

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After more than a year of limping along, Eden Bioscience said Friday that it will liquidate its assets.

The Woodinville-based agricultural science company said it plans an “orderly wind down” if shareholders agree. The dissolution will meet or settle the company’s remaining debts, distribute cash among the company’s shareholders, and take its ticker off Nasdaq.

The company has been looking for alternatives to help it survive since it sold off a significant part of its assets in February 2007, but the board of directors concluded that liquidation was the best strategy.

The news pushed the company’s stock up 61 cents, or 77 percent, to $1.40 Friday.