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Bayer invests in Australian breeding centre

Bayer CropScience is investing Aus$14 million (US$14.6 million) in an Australian wheat and oilseeds breeding centre at Longerenong College near Horsham, Victoria. It is said to be the first of its kind in the country. The centre will focus on yield and productivity improvements. The managing director of Bayer CropScience Australia, Dr Jacqueline Applegate, says that it shows the company’s commitment to innovation. She highlights recent development projects in the country, including Bayer’s first genetically modified glyphosate-tolerant Roundup Ready canola variety, IH50RR. She also points to the fungicidal cereal seed treatment, Evergol (penflufen), which was approved in Australia last month ( Agrow No 656, p 19) , and the cereal herbicide, Sakura (Kumiai Chemical’s pyroxasulfone), which was introduced in Australia last year ( Agrow No 628, p 24).

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