Syngenta has opened a research and selection center worth $1 million in Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine.

According to the company’s press release, the goal of the center is to study the selection material of maize and sunflower and to obtain new early hybrids with high potential, derived for the climatic conditions of Ukraine.

“The opening of the research and selection center for corn and sunflower has become a logical continuation of our work to bring to the market the best seed material with high potential, zoned accordingly to the needs of this region,” the head of the breeding seeding and seed production department of the CIS countries Syngenta in Ukraine, Artem Bily, has said.