Thirty years ago, most of the major agricultural chemical companies looked at venom from inspects and spiders and believed it would make great insecticides. But every venture failed.
Syngenta AG Chief Executive Officer Erik Fyrwald sees the imminent $43 billion Chinese takeover of the Swiss company as a timely moment to gain a powerful benefactor just as a host of antitrust reviews triggers an abundance of acquisition opportunities. Read moreRead More »
By proposing standard approaches to risk assessment and testing, the new standard will help harmonize how countries deal with the complexities of the international seed trade, thereby facilitating trade in seeds — valued at some $US 12 billion annually — while ensuring such shipments safeguard food supplies for a growing[…]Read More »