Syngenta, Dow AgroSciences Team Up
Syngenta and Dow AgroSciences will jointly develop Dow AgroSciences compounds for use in Syngenta Seed Care.
December 9, 2008
The research and development agreement allows the pair to target opportunities to maximize crop vigor and yield in field crops and vegetables through synergies between the two companies’ chemistries. Joint projects will aim to accelerate the delivery to market of high performance seed treatment and seed enhancement technologies. Dow AgroSciences’ compounds will be used in combination with Syngenta’s portfolio; products arising from the collaboration will be commercialized by Syngenta.
“Dow AgroSciences is pleased to partner with an industry leader in seed treatment to bring new state-of-the-art products to growers”, says Jerome Peribere, Ppresident and CEO of Dow AgroSciences. “Combining Dow AgroSciences’ active ingredients and The Dow Chemical Company’s coating and polymers technologies along with Syngenta’s industry leading seed treatment portfolio and expertise will be a great benefit for growers in providing world class solutions around the globe.”
(Sources: Syngenta, Dow AgroSciences)