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Viewpoint & Interview
Date：Dec. 3, 2018 Category：Products
Bayer CropScience AG
Bayer is planning to launch an oilseed rape seed dressing for autumn 2020 to boost crop establishment and early growth just as other seed coatings are being ban...
Tags:Seed treatmentOilseed Rape
Date：Oct. 8, 2018 Category：Markets
The first cases of weed resistance to glyphosate are being detected in the UK, prompting researchers to call for strict stewardship of the world’s best-selling...
Date：Oct. 3, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Defra secretary Michael Gove has conceded that Brexit is unlikely to ease the pressure on British growers facing wheat imports produced using chemicals outlawed...
Date：Sep. 20, 2018 Category：Markets
The French national assembly has voted against banning glyphosate use in the country for the second time in 12 months.
Date：Mar. 5, 2018 Category：Science&Research
Scientists are injecting genes into pea plants to speed up introducing better disease resistance and improving the nutrition of this pulse crop within the next ...
Date：Jan. 15, 2018 Category：Markets
Top-yielding winter wheat feed variety Gravity could take as much as 15% of the certified seed market at this autumn’s drilling, making it one of the top two v...
Date：Aug. 15, 2017 Category：Regulations
The European Commission has confirmed more details of its ban on the use of plant protection products on crops grown as an ecological focus area (EFA).
Date：Jun. 1, 2017 Category：Regulations
EU Commission plans to ban the use of pesticides on peas and beans grown in ecological focus areas (EFAs) have been dealt a blow by MEPs on the European parliam...
Date：May. 4, 2017 Category：Markets
Industry leaders are ramping up efforts to prevent a ban on neonicotinoid seed treatments from being extended across all crops.
Date：Apr. 11, 2017 Category：Markets
An increasing demand for trees has seen the Cederberg Tree Nursery, outside Citrusdal, one of South Africa’s prime citrus areas, greatly expand its existing pr...
Date：Apr. 4, 2017 Category：Science&Research
Using an adjuvant with a pyrethroid insecticide can improve control of a key virus in potato crops by nearly 20%, according to Dutch research.
Date：Jan. 5, 2017 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Brexit provides a “unique opportunity” for the UK government to base regulatory approaches to crop protection chemicals on robust risk assessment, the head of...
Date：Nov. 9, 2016 Category：Products
Genetically modified wheat crops could see a leap in yields after glasshouse trials showed a massive 40% increase in grain output.
Date：Oct. 19, 2016 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences UK Ltd
Dow AgroSciences is aiming to be the third biggest crop protection group in the UK by 2020 driven by three cereal products all with novel modes of action.
Date：Oct. 14, 2016 Category：Markets
The fifth consecutive fall in the oilseed rape area combined with poor yields have led to UK rapeseed production slumping by nearly one-third over the previous ...
Date：Sep. 15, 2016 Category：Markets
Growers face severe cashflow problems following a challenging harvest which saw a slump in EU cereal and oilseed yields, say farm leaders.
Date：Jun. 22, 2016 Category：Products
Embattled cereal growers in UK are being offered a string of improved pesticides and more disease-resistant varieties to help them cope with the sharp fall in g...
Date：Jun. 20, 2016 Category：Products
Bayer is offering hard-pressed cereal growers a new enhanced Atlantis-type herbicide for this autumn and a new SDHI fungicide product for the spring.
Syngenta recently revealed at the Cereals event (16 June) that it hopes to launch a new SDHI fungicide for wheat in 2017 which is claimed to give outstanding ru...
Date：Jun. 17, 2016 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
A clampdown on chemicals which disrupt the human hormone system is set to herald further restrictions on plant protection products used by farmers.