By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agricultural technology company Syngenta said it plans to build a new research facility adjacent to its existing campus in Research Triangle Park, NC, the firm said Friday.

Construction on the $71 million facility is scheduled to start in June and is expected to be operational by the second half of 2012.

The new building will include research labs, climate-controlled greenhouses and growth chambers.

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