This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 6, 2009.
Europe, higher crop prices and the elimination of the EU set-aside requirement resulted in increased acreage in Western Europe. Strong demand for cereals favored the development of the fungicide market in particular. Sales of AMISTAR®, BRAVO® and our leading triazole ALTO® all rose by over 30 percent, illustrating the importance of a broad portfolio in the treatment of disease, where resistance means that single compounds are often ineffective. In Eastern Europe growth across all product lines reflected the ongoing modernization of agriculture and the strengthening of our market-leading position, a result of our long-standing presence in the region and of recent investments in the product range and in marketing. In