Syngenta hires three new breeders to accelerate leafy vegetable varieties in the U.S.

The three new global R&D team members, based in the U.S., are focused on developing new varieties with enhanced features in romaine,  iceberg and batavia lettuce, as well as spinach, including baby leaf. Three areas they will be focusing on are:

· Enhanced disease resistance, water optimization and value chain benefits are among areas of focus for breeders

· Increased R&D capabilities will help accelerate introduction of new varieties with desirable traits

· New varieties to address market needs throughout the U.S. value chain

For more information about Syngenta leafy vegetable varieties, visit www.syngenta-us.com .

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