Bayer, Biotrigo Genetica extend collaboration wheat genetics

Bayer, Biotrigo Genetica to extend collaboration for wheat genetics

9:22 AM, 5th March 2013
Bayer, Biotrigo Genetica to extend collaboration for wheat genetics

MONHEIM, GERMANY: Bayer CropScience and the Brazilian wheat-breeding company Biotrigo Genetica Ltda have signed an agreement to expand their successful cooperation. With this agreement, Bayer will be able to use the lineage of new wheat varieties of one of Brazil’s leading wheat breeding companies. Biotrigo’s germplasm pool is renowned for its yield, high milling and baking quality and disease resistance. Financial details were not disclosed.

“Our agreement with Biotrigo is another step towards a world-class research platform for wheat genetics. We have entered into collaborations with the best partners in wheat research and breeding across the world. Now we are also looking forward to working with the motivated and experienced Biotrigo team,” said Hartmut van Lengerich, Head of Cereals and Fungicides, Bayer CropScience.

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