The brands Mahalaxmi (sorghum), Atheeva (pearl millet) and SX-17 (fodder sorghum) have been acquired from Swiss firm's India Unit.
The homegrown agrochemical firm Crystal Crop Protection Ltd has purchased 3 seed brands from Swiss agribusiness Syngenta AG, for an undisclosed amount.
The brands Mahalaxmi (sorghum), Atheeva (pearl millet) and SX-17 (fodder sorghum) have been acquired from Swiss firm Syngenta AG’s India Unit, said the company.
Ankur Aggarwal, managing director at Crystal Crop Protection, said the acquisition will strengthen the company’s seed portfolio.
Incorporated in 1994, Delhi-based Crystal Crop Protection is primarily engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of agrochemicals, seeds, farm equipment, and others. The company has five manufacturing units two each in Haryana and Jammu & Kashmir, and one in Gujarat. It has a country-wide network of 7,000 distributors.