WILMINGTON, Del. – Feb. 11, 2021 – Corteva Agriscience and Dadelos Agrosolutions, S.L., an affiliate of Ajinomoto Co., Inc., announced today an agreement to develop, validate and commercialise biostimulants for farmers around the globe.
Recognized for combining its extensive expertise of biostimulant technologies and their modes of action, Dadelos Agrosolutions develops technologies that achieve desired effects on plant nutrition use efficiency, plant metabolism and stress response.
“This agreement furthers our commitment to offering farmers biologicals for crop protection, including a complete line of biostimulant solutions based on demonstrated effects and predictable results,” said Rajan Gajaria, Executive Vice President, Business Platforms, Corteva Agriscience. “Our agreement with Dadelos Agrosolutions is another step in demonstrating our efforts to building our biological portfolio by collaborating with the leading experts in their fields.”
“The technologies and crop solutions that we have been developing for the last 24 years aim to help the industry and the farmers to produce more food of better quality while reducing impact on the environment. Our mission is a clear example of the Ajinomoto Group Creating Shared Value (ASV) and the philosophy of Ajinomoto to consistently engage in initiatives to solve social issues through business,” said Norbert Pons, Chief Executive Officer of Dadelos Agrosolutions, S.L.
“This agreement with Corteva Agriscience confirms the interest of our collaborators and clients for our science- based solutions, our capacity to innovate and our continuous efforts to constantly create added value for our customers around the world,” he added.
Corteva’s newly created global Biologicals portfolio is dedicated to developing biostimulants, biocontrol and pheromone products with proven, predictable performance that work side-by-side with conventional crop protection solutions. These options will help farmers meet changing market expectations while keeping their land productive and healthy and are in line with the Corteva Agriscience 2030 Sustainability Goals.
Details of the agreement were not disclosed.