Dow AgroSciences buys Austrian genetics firm.

Dow AgroSciences, the Indianapolis-based agricultural arm of Dow Chemical Co., has bought some assets of Maize Technologies International of Neusiedl am See, Austria, for an undisclosed price.

Dow AgroSciences anticipates using Maize Technologies’ genetics to improve corn grown in short seasons in Europe and the United States. Local employment will not be affected by the deal, a spokeswoman said.

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