• Syngenta to use AI, drones to expand outreach of crop protection products

    13 May

Syngenta India is working on promoting extensive usage of technologies such as artificial intelligence and drones to expand outreach amongst farmers of its crop protection products consisting of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides. 

In a bid deal with biotic and abiotic stresses on the crops caused by climate change, the company will be introducing disease and drought tolerance varieties of cotton, wheat, rice, corn, fruits and vegetables along with improving on germplasm diversity to increase yield for helping farmers irrespective of their land holdings.

"We are working on a digital and services initiative, which aims at bringing holistic and customised solutions like advanced agri-advisory, crop inputs, credit, farm service, etc,'' Susheel Kumar, country head and managing director, Syngenta India told in an email interaction.