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Release date- 11062014 -
BASF will invest more than
BASF is evaluating additional investments as part of its plan to spend approximately
The investments coincide with the planned launch of more than 20 different innovations for the agricultural industry from BASF's R&D pipeline in
'The North American market has seen many challenges along with great opportunities in the past few years,' said
Additional innovations include the miticides NealtaTM for specialty crops and SultanTM for turf and ornamentals, which provide effective residual control of mites at all life stages. From Functional Crop Care's R&D platform, BASF will provide from 2015 onwards a new family of seed coating products based on Xemium fungicide as well as Limus urease inhibitor. Limus provides optimal nitrogen availability during crops' critical growth stages and also contributes to better environmental outcomes by helping to reduce nitrogen losses in the field.
Plant Science shows promising results
In the area of plant biotechnology, BASF Plant Science is moving ahead with several promising projects. These include the 2013 launch by
'BASF Plant Science stands on three strong pillars including yield increase and stress tolerance, herbicide tolerance, and fungal resistance,' said
Since 2010, BASF has expanded its in-field staff by 150 experts in
'Supporting our customers is our number one priority, and we continually collaborate with them to address the issues that matter most,' said
About BASF's Crop Protection division
With sales of more than
Its portfolio also includes products for turf and ornamental plants, pest control and public health. BASF's Crop Protection division is a leading innovator that supports growers to optimize agricultural production, improve their business efficiency and enhance the quality of life for a growing world population. Further information can be found on the web at www.agro.basf.com or through our social media channels.
About BASF Plant Science
BASF Plant Science - a BASF group company - is one of the world's leading companies providing innovative plant biotechnology solutions for agriculture. BASF Plant Science is helping farmers meet the growing demand for improved agricultural productivity and healthier nutrition. BASF Plant Science is where Innovation Yields Results and has developed an unparalleled gene discovery platform focusing on yield and quality traits in crops such as corn, soybean and rice.
Jointly with leading partners in the seed industry BASF Plant Science is commercializing its products. Current projects include higher yielding row crops and higher content of specific omega-3's (
BASF is the world's leading chemical company:
Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about
Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com
Tel: +49 621 60-28761
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