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The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) has signed an agreement with the German multinational Bayer to study the relationship between pollinators and soybean production. "This is a major relevant worldwide scientific project. The topic has be studied very little and can open very interesting technological opportunities for soybean production systems," said EMBRAPA researcher Decio Gazzoni.

The agreement provides includes five years of work in different areas of research, such as mapping the habits of crop pollinators, the impact of pesticides, and strategies to reduce risk to bee life. "We are committed to increase understanding of the health of this important insect which is essential to the sustainability of agriculture," said Bernard Jacqmin, Agronomic Development Director of Bayer in Latin America.

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