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Apr 20, 2018 06:33 PM
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Syngenta, DJI Plant Seeds for Agricultural Drone Partnership

A drone sprays a wheat field with pesticide on Friday at an agricultural cooperative in eastern China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: VCG
A drone sprays a wheat field with pesticide on Friday at an agricultural cooperative in eastern China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: VCG

The world’s largest consumer drone-maker, DJI Technology Co. Ltd., has teamed up with Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta AG to secure a foothold in China’s booming agricultural drone market.

The deal aims to improve the technology of DJI’s drones by taking advantage of Syngenta’s expertise in spraying pesticides on crops, the companies announced Wednesday.

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