Latest Syngenta Seeds Stories

2010-11-18 14:34:28

Researchers have uncovered the genetic basis of remarkable broad-spectrum resistance to a viral infection that, in some parts of the world, is the most important pathogen affecting leafy and arable brassica crops including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, swede and oilseed rape. They have tested resistant plants against a range of different strains of the virus taken from all over the world and so far, no strain has been able to overcome the resistance. The research on the so-called...

2010-07-14 00:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta and Bayer CropScience have entered into a long-term business agreement relating to a key plant biotechnology trait. Under the agreement, Syngenta has granted Bayer CropScience a worldwide, non-exclusive license for use of VIPCOT(TM) insect control technology in cotton. The VIPCOT technology expresses two insecticidal proteins that are highly effective against a number of important cotton pests, including cotton bollworm...

2010-01-05 00:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland and INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta (NYSE: SYT, SWX: SYNN) and Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today that Syngenta has granted Dow AgroSciences licenses to a number of VipCot(TM) cotton varieties, as well as access to its COT102 cotton transgenic event. Under the terms of the agreement, Dow AgroSciences will receive a global license to develop and commercialize stacked combinations of...

2009-04-01 00:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, and BASEL, Switzerland, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta and Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, today announced an agreement to cross license their respective corn traits for commercialization within their branded seed businesses. The agreement will allow both companies to maximize the value of their technologies and to bring greater choice and flexibility to growers. Under the terms of the agreement, Syngenta will receive global...

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