Odriscoll, Cath
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p43
Trade Publication
The article provides an update on developments in the chemical industry in Europe, particularly in the research and development sector. Akzo Nobel's animal health business, Intervet, has developed a prototype vaccine for use against poultry infected with both avian influenza and Newcastle Disease. BASF Plant Science and Australian research center Molecular Plant Breeding CRC are to expand their joint research activities with the aim of developing high yield wheat varieties which are more resistant to fungal diseases and conditions such as drought.


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