Syngenta AG, an agribusiness company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of a range of products designed to enhance crop yields and food quality worldwide. The company offers herbicides principally for corn, cereals, soybean, and rice; fungicides, primarily for corn, cereals, fruits, grapes, rice, soybean, and vegetables; insecticides for fruits, vegetables, and field crops; and seed care for corn, soybean, cereals, oilseeds, and cotton. It also develops, produces, and markets seeds and plants through using genetics and related technologies, which comprise approximately 200 product lines and 5,000 varieties of proprietary genetics, including field crops, such as corn, soybean, rice, cereals, oilseeds and sugar beet, and vegetables. In addition, the company offers consumer home and garden products covering fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides to wholesale companies for repackaging and sale to retailers; pesticides for turf, landscape, and professional pest management applications; and disease, insect and weed control, and turf grass growth regulators to clients comprising professional golf superintendents, green keepers, sports turf managers and professional lawn care operators working on recreational sites, and residential and commercial landscapes. Further, it provides ornamental flowers for growers of ornamentals, and pot and bedding plants, as well as bulbs and cut flowers with a range of chemical and biological crop protection solutions; and supplies seeds, cuttings, and young plants to distributors, growers, and retailers serving the pot and bedding plant markets. The company sells its products through specialized distributors, dealers, and professional applicators, as well as directly to growers. Syngenta AG was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.