Bayer CropScience

Bayer CropScience is one of the world’s leading research-intensive companies in the agricultural industry, offering a broad range of innovative chemical and biological products for improving plant health, along with high-value seeds. It also provides extensive customer service to support modern, sustainable agriculture. A further focus is on non-agricultural applications.

CropScience aims to generate profitable and sustainable growth for the company by helping to shape the future of agriculture and making it more productive. CropScience’s strategy is built on four key elements:

  • enhancing the Crop Protection and Environmental Science portfolio,
  • increasing customer centricity along the entire value chain,
  • leading the way in innovation,
  • and expanding the Seeds business.

The business of CropScience is organized into two operating segments: Crop Protection / Seeds and Environmental Science. Crop Protection / Seeds markets a portfolio of high-value seeds and traits along with chemical and biological pest management solutions, at the same time providing extensive customer service to the agriculture industry. Environmental Science focuses on non-agricultural applications, with a broad portfolio of pest control products and services for areas ranging from the home and garden sector to forestry.

Corporate Data

Company name

Bayer CropScience AG


Monheim, Germany

Chairman of the Board of Management

Liam Condon


Crop Protection

Environmental Science


EUR 9,494 million

EBITDA1 before special items

EUR 2,360 million

R&D expenses

EUR 974 million



(As of December 31, 2014)


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The first Bayer CropScience wheat seed is scheduled for commercialization in Eastern Europe as of


Research and Development Expenses

Research and development expenses
Last updated: July 31, 2015 Copyright © Bayer AG