Syngenta is one of the leading worldwide agribusinesses committed to sustainable agriculture through research and technology. The company offers crop protection. It has ranked among the top three companies in the high-value commercial seeds market. Syngenta s product portfolio is divided into seven product lines: five for crop protection, which includes selective herbicides, nonselective herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and professional products; and two for seeds, including field crops, vegetables and flowers. Sales in 2005 were approximately $8.1 billion. The company employs 19,000 people in more than 90 countries. Syngenta has a facility in Phillips, Neb.