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AgBiome Inks Partnership with Syngenta

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Agbiome, a developer of microbe-based agricultural technologies, announced today that it has struck a deal to develop crop-protection products with ag-bio giant Syngenta.

Under the multi-year deal, Syngenta will fund AgBiome's development of undisclosed plant-protection technologies for crops of interest. Specific terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

"AgBiome's ever-growing collection of microbes and sequence data, coupled with our proprietary screening capabilities, provide a powerful engine for trait discovery," AgBiome CSO Dan Tomso said in a statement.

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