Media Kit

Fact Sheet

Facts and figures Bayer SeedGrowth™

Overview on Bayer CropScience’s new competence brand Bayer SeedGrowth™.

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Background Information

Bayer SeedGrowth™

Under its Bayer SeedGrowth™ competence brand, Bayer offers a unique and fully integrated on-seed portfolio based on products, coatings, equipment and services. Here is an overview of the four competence areas. download

Interview with Martin Gruss

“First company to combine chemical and biological efficacy”

Martin Gruss, Head of SeedGrowth Products, discusses how the entire seed treatment value chain has benefited from Bayer over the last 100 years. download

FAQ

Bayer SeedGrowth Product Stewardship

Background information on Bayer SeedGrowth Product Stewardship initiative. download

Interview with Garlich von Essen

“More technology at the beginning, less work at the end”

Garlich von Essen, the Secretary General of the European Seed Association (ESA), explains why integration plays an important role and how Bayer SeedGrowth could help the industry in tackling its future challenges. download

Products

Products are a mainstay of the competence brand Bayer SeedGrowth.

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Products

Crop protection products are among the most painstakingly investigated products around before they are approved in the first place.

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Coatings

Peridiam film coatings deliver superior coverage on every single seed.

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Coatings

At Bayer’s global SeedGrowth center in Méréville dozens of men and women are designing and manufacturing Peridiam film coatings.

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Equipment

When it comes to innovation, emerging customer needs are primary drivers behind Bayer’s equipment solutions.

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Equipment

Bayer’s On Demand System is a continuous flow drum treating machine and was introduced in 2012.

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Services

Knowing the challenges a customer might face ahead of time is a big part of Bayer’s service offerings.

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Services

Along with offering on-site training and advice, Bayer offers seed treatment with both a mobile commercial batch treater and several roller mix machines.

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Global Managers

Matthias Haug, Head of SeedGrowth

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Global Managers

Martin Gruss, Head of SeedGrowth Products

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Global Managers

Marc Andrieux, Head of SeedGrowth Technology & Services

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History

Bayer launched Uspulun in 1914, a fungicide that rang in a century of Bayer-driven innovation in seed treatment.

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History

A century of innovations from Bayer has benefited the entire seed treatment value chain and changed the world of farming for the better.

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Cereals

With cereal farmers contending with a broad range of threats, Bayer can fortunately draw on an unparalleled well of experience helping them, protect their harvests.

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Cereals

Bayer is already looking to the next century, when cereals could face growing environmental threats and stricter government regulations.

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Corn

A successful corn harvest starts with the seed that goes in the ground.

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Soybeans

In the U.S., soya has become the number two crop after corn – the Bayer SeedGrowth business has been part of this career, protecting farmers’ investment.

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Sugarbeet

Sugar beet production has come a long way. Today, growers will sow for instance 110,000 seeds per hectare and achieve a population between 80,000 and 100,000 established beet plants.

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Sugarbeet

Sugar beet production is different from most traditional crops – each sugar beet plant delivers one root and uses the available space to grow this root to its maximum size.

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Oilseed Rape

Bayer is a leading global supplier to the canola and oil seed rape industry, with a robust portfolio of integrated crop solutions.

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Oilseed Rape

Oilseed rape was among the earliest plants cultivated by mankind.

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Rice

An early treatment of the seed or young seedling can secure a long-lasting protection of the growing rice plant.

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Rice

Bayer CropScience has long recognized that seed treatment of rice seeds would be the most desired form of application.

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Potatoes

There is a wide range of pests and diseases a potato crop has to face every day. Thanks to Bayer SeedGrowth growers are able to cope with many pests and diseases.

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Cotton

Bayer CropScience’s integrated crop solution gives cotton farmers the best possible start for their crops.

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Cotton

Bayer has a long history of innovative seed treatment solutions for cotton aimed at helping cotton growers beat thrips and nematodes.

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Infographic

Bayer SeedGrowth expresses what Bayer has been doing for quite a while – combining competencies in products, coatings, equipment and services to create the best and most holistic solutions for various partners and customers in the value chain.

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