SYNTECH Research, a global provider of contract research and development services for crop protection and production for potatoes and other crops, has followed its recent announcement of SynTech Brazil’s new field experimental station in Bandeirantes, Paraná, with news of a second new field station.
The Palmeiras de Goiás Experimental Station, Goiás State, is located in the Cerrado region of Central Brazil, one of most important agricultural areas in the country, growing potatoes and other crops.
The new station will offer a wide range of services including: GEP – bio-efficacy; GLP – field trials and residue analysis in plants; soil, pollen and nectar; ecotoxicology and seeds and traits studies.
Housing researchers and supporting staff, the site comprises 15 hectares where field studies programs can be carried out.
SynTech Regional Director Latin America Fernando Gallina said: “The establishment of this new field station is the latest step in the program of expansion of SynTech’s Brazil operation – and the Company’s commitment to our clients in delivering their products for agriculture.”
Field Testing Manager Edilaine Cova Gaitarossa said: “The Palmeiras de Goiás Station will allow us to serve our clients in this dynamic, important and representative area for agriculture development – and improve our geographical coverage of the Bahia (west), Tocantins and part of Minas Gerais States.”