April 19, 2016. Morrisville, North Carolina.
Allan Wenck is the Head of Trait Validation US for Bayer Crop Science. He oversees the development of new seed strains that contain traits such as herbicide tolerance and insect resistance.
The Bayer Crop Science Innovation Center was established in 2010 and employs researchers in genetics, genomics and agricultural biotechnology. Much of the company’s seed and trait R&D goes through this center, which is located just miles from the Bayer greenhouses that will grow the seeds developed at the Innovation Center.