NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bayer CropScience today said that it is investing almost $1 billion in capital expenditures in the US between 2013 and 2016 to build up its R&D capabilities and expand its supply of crop protection brands.

The funding is part of a global investment program that Bayer CropScience began last year with total capital expenditures of €2.4 billion ($3.3 billion) between 2013 and 2016.

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