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Date：Jan. 26, 2011 Category：Products
Scientists at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham are trying to create an eco-friendly spray which stops insects destroying crops by interfering with their pheromone...
Date：Jan. 26, 2011 Category：Markets
Most of China's wheat-growing areas in the north are suffering from drought with some seeing no rain for more than three months while the second most important ...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomes the debate on the risk assessment of genetically modified plants (GMOs) organised by the ALDE (Alliance of Li...
Brazil has planted record levels of genetically modified (GM) crops for the 2010/11 harvest, new figures show. Three-quarters of the soybean crop has been plant...
Officials and locals have called for a no-pesticide zone around Kaziranga National Park following the deaths of elephants near tea estates bordering the wildlif...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Jan. 25, 2011 Category：Companies
Plant Impact PLC
Plant Impact is making significant progress on the route to commercialization, according to independent company research specialists Equity Development.
Date：Jan. 25, 2011 Category：Products
Willowood USA has received California Department of Pesticide Regulation approval for two more post patent crop protection herbicides. California and Arizona ha...
BASF Pest Control Solutions introduces a new SmartSolution for German Cockroaches that combines a range of products to overcome common cockroach treatment chall...
Syngenta's SDHI fungicide for wheat, like Aviator Xpro, will be targeted at the T2 flag leaf timing, if approved for the 2011 season.
Date：Jan. 25, 2011 Category：Markets
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is a devastating pathogen of tomato that causes significant yield losses in many tropical and subtropical regions. In Chin...
Date：Jan. 25, 2011 Category：Science&Research
An Anglo-Swiss research project has found that the impact of disease-resistant genetically-modified wheat plants on insects may be negligible.
Date：Jan. 24, 2011 Category：Markets
Africa's solid economic growth during the world recession has earned the continent its spurs as an investment destination? With agribusiness opportunities looki...
Date：Jan. 24, 2011 Category：Products
Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, is releasing 108 new Pioneer brand corn hybrids and integrated refuge products for growers across North America for the 2011...
The Chinese pesticide industry has invested 1.9 billion Yuan in fix asset in the month of October 2010, jumped by 33.6% year on year, reports Agropages. The inv...
DDT is the most effective insecticide ever used to control disease. But when western nations banned it for use in agriculture in the 1970s, many western interes...
Date：Jan. 24, 2011 Category：Regulations
Environmental conservation groups filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of lax pesticide regulations that caused the poisonings ...
Date：Jan. 24, 2011 Category：Science&Research
Now, thanks to the work of researchers at Dow AgroSciences, LLC, who have been collaborating with a University of Missouri researcher, a new weapon may be on th...
Date：Jan. 21, 2011 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Monsanto Korea focuses on agriculture, as its main business is the development of vegetable seeds. Michiel de Jongh stepped in as chief executive of Monsanto Ko...
Date：Jan. 21, 2011 Category：Regulations
The APVMA notes a recent decision by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (external site) to phase out the use of a fluoride-based fumigant (...
The National Agency for Sanitary Vigilance (Anvisa) ordered the banning of the pesticide methamidophos in Brazil.
Date：Jan. 21, 2011 Category：Companies
Nanjing Red Sun Co.,Ltd.
Nanjing Redsun Co., Ltd. (Redsun) announced that its proposal to buy pesticide-related assets from Nanjing First Pesticide Group Co., Ltd. (NFP Group) has been ...
FBSciences, Inc., an emerging global leader in agricultural innovation in life sciences, has contracted research and development of its proprietary plant growth...
Date：Jan. 21, 2011 Category：Products
FMC Professional Solutions announced that its Cynoff insecticide dust is now registered for use by pest management professionals in California. FMC Professional...
Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. and Ihara Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. have granted BASF the exclusive right to develop and commercialize solo herbicide produ...
Bayer CropScience has combined a top-performing strobilurin with a new triazole technology for the corn and soybean fungicide market.
Date：Jan. 21, 2011 Category：Markets
RESEARCH and development spend on crop protection issues affecting European markets will come under pressure as the potential for growth in agrochemicals market...
Date：Jan. 20, 2011 Category：Markets
The Romanian Farm Producers National Federation has begun the official moves at the European Union bodies meant to approve starting producing genetically modifi...
The percentage of breaches of Russian marketing standards for residue (MRL's) has declined drastically in a short period of time.
Date：Jan. 20, 2011 Category：Products
The first half of January 2011 has seen a number of significant product launches in the agrochemical sector, giving growers new fungicide and herbicide options ...
Date：Jan. 20, 2011 Category：Regulations
Eight dangerous pesticides are no longer used in Sri Lanka though PCG and HCB industrial chemicals were used extensively some time ago, Environment Minister Anu...