Bayer and RAGT Semences ink wheat development deal
Bayer CropScience and French cereals seed company RAGT Semences (Rodez) have inked a licensing and co-operation deal to develop improved varieties of wheat. The agreement gives Bayer access to RAGT’s winter wheat germplasm and associated molecular markers. The French company will have options to license wheat traits developed through the deal from Bayer. Financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.