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Climate change: "You have to invest heavily in innovation".
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Climate change: "You have to invest heavily in innovation".

On the occasion of the 26th Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Matthias Berninger, Global Head of Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability at Bayer, talks about the potential of new fertilisers for climate protection.

"The consumer decides what we grow"
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"The consumer decides what we grow"

In this episode, the "Green Sofa" of Syngenta's series of talks touches down in the colorful tomato world of Beat Bösiger, owner and CEO of Bösiger Gemüsekulturen AG.

"The future lies in precision agriculture"
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"The future lies in precision agriculture"

Camilla Corsi, Head of Crop Protection Research st Syngenta, talks about the opportunities modern science offers for plant health, but also about her special relationship with agriculture and food that traces to her childhood in Tuscany.

"Without crop protection, there is no wine in the bottles"
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"Without crop protection, there is no wine in the bottles"

Martin Wiederkehr is a winemaker, oenologist and managing director of the Weinbauzentrum Wädenswil wine research and teaching center near Lake Zurich, Switzerland. In this edition of “Green Sofa”, Martin talks about the challenges facing modern viticulture and how to protect grapes in the vineyard.

«Pesticides are a technology that support civilization»
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«Pesticides are a technology that support civilization»

Synthetic pesticides enabled the transition at the end of the 19th century from an era of periodic famines to an age of food security. For this reason, it is clear to the University of Göttingen’s Professor Andreas von Tiedemann that pesticides are a cornerstone of modern society.

Plant breeding for resource-efficient farming
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Plant breeding for resource-efficient farming

Climate change, pests, population growth and ever-scarcer resources pose major challenges for farmers around the world. And being able to produce sufficient food in a manner that is as environmentally-friendly as possible requires increasingly robust plant varieties.