Bayer CropScience gives a crop the right start. The company is a key worldwide provider of crop solutions, products and services, including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, nonagricultural applications, plant biotechnology and conventional seeds. It was formed from a merger of Bayer Crop Protection and Aventis CropScience in 2002. Its customers include distributors, dealers and farmers. The company maintains an network of research and development facilities throughout the world and has invested more than EUR 727 million in the development of new products in areas of crop protection, seeds, green biotechnology and non-agricultural pest control. Bayer CropScience has facilities in Institute, W.Va.