Lubbock: Bayer CropScience Seeds $16M research centerLubbock: Bayer CropScience Seeds $16M research centerhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=104812015-09-08T05:00:00Z2015-09-04T15:40:00Z

​LUBBOCK - The Bayer CropScience Lubbock Seeds Innovation Center has opened at 3316 Ninth St., increasing Bayer’s relationship with Texas Tech.

The center will host the Bayer CropScience global cotton business operations, as well as laboratories and research facilities, including a 50,000-sf greenhouse.

The entire center is 100,000 sf and was built for $16 million to boost seed research and innovation for cotton, soybean and canola.

The center will research breeding, trait development and quality, health safety and environmental testing. Research efforts will focus on improving varieties of cotton, cotton variety traits, development of herbicide- and insect-tolerant traits and improved fiber and yield.

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