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Date：Aug. 20, 2010 Category：Products
Use of endosulfan, an organochlorine insectide first registered in the 1950s, is being phased out in Jamaica. Michael Ramsay, Pesticide Control Authoritys (PCAs...
A new winter wheat variety that could be a strong option when crop rotations dictate the need for later-drilling is being launched to growers for this autumn.
Biomor, member of the Stockton Group - a global supplier of high quality, innovative eco-friendly crop protection solutions, was pleased to host 4 High Officia...
Date：Aug. 20, 2010 Category：Companies
Crop protection firm Certis has appointed Dr Tudor Dawkins to the position of Technical Manager.
Date：Aug. 20, 2010 Category：Biotech
Monsanto India (MIL), the leading hybrid seed and technology provider, plans to launch two high-yielding hybrid variety of maize, next year.
Date：Aug. 19, 2010 Category：Companies
Valent U.S.A. LLC
Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced Matt Plitt has joined the company as senior director of sales for its growing agricultural business unit.
Date：Aug. 19, 2010 Category：Regulations
EPA is proposing to conditionally register a pesticide product containing nanosilver as a new active ingredient for a period of 4 years.
Date：Aug. 19, 2010 Category：Products
Bayer CropScience is cooperating with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following today’s announcement to cancel the registration of Aldicarb, sold as ...
Date：Aug. 19, 2010 Category：Markets
According to custom statistic, China exported 142,000 tonnes of pesticides valued at $0.42 billion in the second quarter of 2010, reflecting 0.7% decline in vol...
Pasteuria Bioscience has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for Pasteuria usgae liquid formulation for use against sting nematodes on b...
Date：Aug. 17, 2010 Category：Companies
Clariant International Ltd
Specialty chemicals expert Clariant prioritizes the agrochemical industry’s need for both advanced performance and sustainability as it debuts the latest addit...
Mitsui & Co., Ltd ("Mitsui") announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of AgriGuard Holdings Ltd,a company m...
Date：Aug. 17, 2010 Category：Products
Syngenta Crop Protection UK Ltd has announced the extension of its Cruiser Oilseed rape seed treatment label to include the control of early season aphids, in a...
Date：Aug. 17, 2010 Category：Markets
Pests, insects and rice diseases have caused widespread damage to rice crops in Vietnamese northern and central provinces. Changeable weather, including a prolo...
Date：Aug. 16, 2010 Category：Companies
Agrium Inc. announced it has submitted a fully financed proposal to acquire AWB Limited at a price of A$1.50 per AWB share (“the Proposal”).
Date：Aug. 16, 2010 Category：Biotech
Two new sunflower hybrids from Mycogen Seeds will debut for the 2011 planting season. The new high-performing hybrids feature differentiated sunflower technolog...
Date：Aug. 16, 2010 Category：Products
Paladin, a novel, preplant soil fumigant that controls weeds, soil-borne plant pathogens and nematodes, has received U.S. registration by the United States Envi...
Date：Aug. 13, 2010 Category：Companies
Kumiai Chemical industry is getting ready to begin as early as in March 2011 its marketing of two “hybrid” agrochemicals that combine a biopesticides and a sy...
Date：Aug. 13, 2010 Category：Products
A partnership between Kumiai Chemical Industry and a US pesticide sales company is expected to lead to a US market debut as early as in 2011 for Kumiai’s biope...
Date：Aug. 12, 2010 Category：Companies
The Makhteshim Agan Group, the world leader in branded off-patent crop protection solutions, reported financial results for the 2010 second quarter and first ha...
Date：Aug. 12, 2010 Category：Products
AgraQuest, Inc. announced the launch of SERENADE Garden, the first home and garden biofungicide based on its patented active ingredient Bacillus subtilis strain...
Valent’s new chemistry provides control of key diseases, resistance management.
Date：Aug. 11, 2010 Category：Markets
China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA), the organizer of AgrochemEx, is organizing a Procurement Matchmaking Program, aiming to help buyers and sell...
Inspectors from the crop protection department at the agriculture ministry have impounded fake and expired drugs and chemicals estimated at sh20 million.
Date：Aug. 11, 2010 Category：Companies
Arysta LifeScience Corp. will provide Purshade, a family of calcium-based products engineered to protect fruits, vegetables and other crops from harmful solar a...
Date：Aug. 11, 2010 Category：Products
Chemtura AgroSolutions is introducing the innovative line of RANCONA seed treatments to winter wheat growers.
Date：Aug. 11, 2010 Category：Biotech
Kenyas cotton production is set to increase six-fold by 2012, after the country adopts biotech cotton (Bt cotton).The country awaits the Biosafety Act whose reg...
GM bananas are currently being tested in Uganda, but doubts remain concerning the benefits of GM for African farmers.
Date：Aug. 11, 2010 Category：Science&Research
A beneficial yeast that tolerates fungicide may offer a "one-two punch" against Fusarium graminearum, the fungal culprit behind Fusarium head blight ("scab").
Date：Aug. 10, 2010 Category：Companies
Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.
Dhanuka Agritech, the Rs-450 crore company, is planning to raise around Rs 50 crore to meet its expansion needs and increase product portfolio in agrochemicals.