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Date：Oct. 29, 2009 Category：Products
Arysta LifeScience North America has introduced a new technology that provides an Eco-Responsive approach to insect control. Responsive Pest Management Technolo...
Date：Oct. 29, 2009 Category：Companies
Syngenta AG, the worlds largest agrochemicals maker, is more optimistic about its prospects for 2010 and sees a return to growth.
Date：Oct. 29, 2009 Category：Biotech
Syngenta Seeds will showcase its new vegetable seed processing plant in Pasco, Wash. The Pasco facility is located on approximately 40 acres of land and is desi...
Syngenta, maker of Axial brand herbicides and Quilt fungicide, recently donated $5,000 each to Farm Rescue and Feeding America as part of its “Feeding the Worl...
US company Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) reported pro forma sales of US$1.38bn in Latin America in the third quarter 2009, down 29% from US$1.95bn in the prior-year ...
"The danger is that they would therefore need to use higher levels of other chemicals which could actually be worse as far as the environment and human health i...
Date：Oct. 29, 2009 Category：Markets
Member companies of the Brazilian association for the processing of empty packaging, Inpev, properly disposed of 21,694t of agrochemical packaging in January-Se...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Oct. 28, 2009 Category：Biotech
Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, announced plans for a new research center in Ithaca, Mich. The new center is one of the many steps Pioneer is taking to deve...
Date：Oct. 28, 2009 Category：Companies
German drugs and chemicals maker Bayer AG reported Tuesday a 10 percent drop in third-quarter net income as strong sales in health care and pharmaceuticals were...
Date：Oct. 28, 2009 Category：Regulations
The Environmental Risk Management Authority has issued a reminder that all stocks of the endosulfan must be safely disposed of by mid-January. The insecticide i...
Date：Oct. 28, 2009 Category：Markets
Argentine farmers will plant a record 19-million ha with soybeans this season, up 7% from the previous record, according to local reports.
Date：Oct. 28, 2009 Category：Products
Effective Methyl Bromide Alternative Expands into World Agriculture Marketplace Arysta LifeScience today announced Japan has granted commercial registration for...
Syngenta Ventures, the venture capital unit of agribusiness company Syngenta AG, said Tuesday it is investing an undisclosed amount in privately held biotechnol...
Date：Oct. 27, 2009 Category：Markets
Women living in villages sprayed with the insecticide DDT to reduce malaria were more likely to give birth to boys with a 33% higher incidence of urogenital bir...
Approval from the Agriculture Ministry and Minister of Environment in Mexico ends 11-year moratorium on biotech corn
Date：Oct. 27, 2009 Category：Products
Products powered by DuPont? Rynaxypyr? insect control, a breakthrough insecticide, have received registration approvals in Japan and Brazil.
Date：Oct. 27, 2009 Category：Companies
Agrochemical firm United Phosphorus Ltd said its consolidated net profit declined by 16.15 per cent to Rs 102.33 crore for the second
Date：Oct. 26, 2009 Category：Products
The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, is a world plague which represents one of the most serious problems for agriculture. However, the control metho...
Date：Oct. 26, 2009 Category：Regulations
The registrar of pesticides will introduce three new regulations to minimize the public danger in application of pesticides in the country.
Date：Oct. 26, 2009 Category：Companies
Nine month sales unchanged at constant exchange rates
Third quarter sales 8% lower; 3% lower ex glyphosate price
Good start to Latin America season
Agrium Inc. announced that it expects third quarter 2009 earnings to be 90 to 95 percent below last years third quarter results, in line with results previously...
Date：Oct. 26, 2009 Category：Markets
The Philippines, the world’s biggest importer of rice, may boost imports after losing as much as 750,000 metric tons of planted rice in the wake of tropical st...
Nigeria Federal Government has entered into an agreement with Croplife Nigeria for the purpose of carrying out an inventory of the stockpile of unused and obsol...
DuPont, one of the leading market-driven science companies, will hold several launch seminars in Saudi Arabia in late
Date：Oct. 23, 2009 Category：Companies
Makhteshim Agan Industries should change its business model if it wants to fulfill its potential, writes analyst Amir Adar, of the sell-side research department...
Date：Oct. 23, 2009 Category：Products
Civil society groups pressed the government to ship out endosulfan back to its Israeli manufacturer after scientists agreed last week that the highly toxic pest...
To reinforce its resistance management approach, Dow AgroSciences has changed its label for Conserve SC turf and ornamental insect control. In addition to addin...
Frances highest court has ruled that US agrochemical giant Monsanto had not told the truth about the safety of its best-selling weed-killer, Roundup.
Dow AgroSciences is sole producer of the starting materials for all spinetoram.
MANA Crop Protection, a Makhteshim-Agan group company, has acquired Bold Formulators, LLC, a leading custom formulator, manufacturer and packager of agrichemica...