Bioscience

Dow AgroSciences, World Wide Wheat agree to collaborate on wheat

June 2, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: PRNewswire] – Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) , and World Wide Wheat (W3) LLC of Phoenix, Arizona, announced today a collaboration agreement for the development and commercialization of advanced germplasm and traits in wheat.

 

The concept of the collaboration is to couple Dow AgroSciences’ expertise in seeds and traits with W3’s proprietary wheat germplasm and robust breeding capabilities. Dow AgroSciences’ experience in seed and trait commercialization will be leveraged to bring the next generation of wheat to market. W3 brings more than 40 years of plant breeding to the collaboration and will be able to leverage Dow AgroSciences’ reach in key global markets such as North America, Latin America, Europe and Australia.

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