UPL, a provider of sustainable agricultural solutions, announces the opening of its global Natural Plant Protection (NPP) research centre in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico.
UPL claims that this research centre is a state-of-the-art facility with specialized equipment. The company aims for the modern greenhouse to become a hub for experienced researchers, where they can foster collaborations with local and international universities and research centres, UPL also plans for the facility to serve as a platform for agricultural knowledge and innovative solutions.
The company’s NPP portfolio covers a range of applications, including increasing crop resilience to disease, pests, and environmental conditions as well as improving soil health while reducing residues and environmental impacts.
Mike Frank, CEO of UPL Corporation, said: “We are so proud to inaugurate the Global NPP Research Centre today, this significant investment will continue to add value for growers and strengthen our focus on differentiated and sustainable solutions. This facility represents a significant milestone in advancing agricultural practices worldwide.”
Jai Shroff, Group UPL CEO and chairman, said: “The NPP Research Centre reflects UPL’s mission to reimagining sustainability and our OpenAg commitment to building an ecosystem of connectivity and collaboration. This centre of excellence will help address key challenges such as heat and water stress, soil health and positively impact global food security.”
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