Biotech Updates

Bayer CropScience Opens Wheat Breeding Center in Germany

June 8, 2012

Bayer CropScience has opened a new European Wheat Breeding Center at the Biotechpark Gatersleben Infrastruktur GmbH in Gatersleben, Germany.

"It is an enormous challenge for scientists all over the world to safeguard and improve the global food supply. As a scientific company, we at Bayer want to make our contribution towards achieving this goal, in line with our mission 'Science For A Better Life'," said Dr. Wolfgang Plischke, member of the Bayer AG Board of Management responsible for Innovation, Technology and Sustainability. He said that that it will be essential to use all available methods such as molecular breeding to increase yields.

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