FMC, Isagro collaborate fungicide R&D

FMC, Isagro to collaborate for fungicide R&D

5:27 AM, 25th September 2012
FMC, Isagro to collaborate for fungicide R&D

PHILADELPHIA, US: FMC Corporation has agreed for research and development collaboration for a new proprietary fungicide from Isagro SpA. The two companies will co-develop the new broad spectrum fungicide for use globally. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“We are excited by the prospects for this new carboximide-class fungicide and the expansion of our fungicide portfolio,” said Mark Douglas, President, Agricultural Products, FMC.

“FMC’s innovation and collaboration initiatives have delivered impressive crop protection technologies. We are pleased to continue our partnership with Isagro, a highly respected company committed to the discovery of highly effective, proprietary agricultural chemicals,” added Douglas.

“FMC represents an ideal partner because of its large and qualified experience in development of new molecules and for its global presence in key markets,” said Giorgio Basile, President and Chief Executive Officer, Isagro.

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