Bayer Q1 agchem sales rise 6%
Bayer CropScience’s crop protection sales rose by 5.7% to €2,231 million ($3,084 million at the current rate) in the first quarter of 2014. Currency and portfolio-adjusted revenues were up by double the headline amount at some 12.2%. All product groups and regions posted gains, but fungicides and seed treatments dominated growth followed by insecticides. Those segments posted underlying double-digit percentage gains.