Syngenta and DuPont Agree on New Fungicide Solutions

Published in the July 2013 Issue Published online: Jul 07, 2013
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Du Pont and SyngentaWILMINGTON, Del.-Syngenta and DuPont announce technology licensing agreements that will broaden each company's crop protection product portfolio and enable both to bring new products to market more efficiently.

Syngenta has obtained a global license from DuPont to develop products containing DuPont's fungicide oxathiapiprolin. The development of this new piperidinyl thiazole isoxazoline class of fungicides represents a significant improvement for growers in the control of diseases in potatoes, grapes, vegetables and other specialty crops.

Under the agreements, Syngenta receives exclusive rights for foliar and soil uses on all crops in North America and for lawn and garden uses globally. Syngenta also secures rights on certain crops for seed treatment globally and for the development of foliar and soil uses on certain crops outside of North America. The agreement gives DuPont exclusive access to Syngenta's Solatenol for mixture with DuPont's picoxystrobin fungicide on soybean and other crops in Brazil.

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