Syngenta AG is an agricultural company. It operates through the following businesses: Crop Protection, Seeds, and Lawn & Garden Markets. The Crop Protection business includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and seed treatments to control weeds, insects and diseases in crops. The Seeds business operates in the high value commercial sector of field crops, which include corn, oilseeds, cereals and sugar beet, and vegetables. The Lawn and Garden Markets business provides flowers, turf and landscape, and professional pest management products. The company was founded on November 12, 1999 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.