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Date：Nov. 11, 2010 Category：Products
Syngenta Seeds, Inc. has released performance data from its 2010 field trials(1) that show a clear yield advantage for hybrids with its breakthrough Agrisure Vi...
Date：Nov. 10, 2010 Category：Companies
Syngenta Crop Protection Canada, the Canadian division of the global leader in crop protection science, and Quarry Integrated Communications, a leader in the fi...
Kenda Resler Friend, Dow AgroSciences corporate communications leader, has been named global Dow AgroSciences herbicide tolerant technology (DHT) communications...
Mitsui Chemicals Inc. said Monday that it will carry out some 100 billion yen worth of mergers and acquisitions in high-performance materials under a three-year...
Date：Nov. 10, 2010 Category：Markets
If approved, methyl iodide will replace the widely-used methyl bromide, a chemical that is being phased out due to its deleterious effects on the ozone layer, p...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Nov. 10, 2010 Category：Products
Bayer Cropsciences new SDHI fungicide has given a higher yield response than top triazole products in three years of HGCA appropriate dose fungicide trials.
Date：Nov. 10, 2010 Category：Regulations
Recently, the China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA) held a symposium at the conference of the 2,4-D consortium in Beijing to fight against illegal ...
Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Combining pest-resistant cotton with the controlled release of sterile pink bollworm moths, a UA-led initiative has virtually rid Arizona of one the worlds most...
Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, and Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have entered into a crop protection research, option a...
Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Markets
Those directly involved in the fertilizer business think U.S. corn plantings will easily top 90 million acres next spring. This estimate is based on unusually s...
Farmer-leaders from across the country have expressed strong support for the multilocation trials of genetically modified (GM) eggplants now being conducted by
Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is advising the public it has prepared a draft environmental assessment...
The US Agriculture Department has shipped 150 tons of UG99 fungus-resistant wheat seed from Egypt to Afghanistan “to protect future crops, improve the liveliho...
Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Products
The controversial herbicide 2,4-D needs to be banned, according to the New Zealand Safe Food Campaign.
The plant science industry has been urged to fight back in the public relations battle with campaigning groups that has often seen it come off second best.
ISLAMABAD: The government will sign an agreement with American based seed producing company Monsanto by the end of December, 2010, Business Recorder has learnt....
Date：Nov. 8, 2010 Category：Markets
Brassicas and top fruit are among the crops being researched as part of EU PURE, the biggest agricultural project funded by the EU under its current framework p...
Date：Nov. 8, 2010 Category：Companies
United Phosphorus, the country’s largest agro- chemical company, could use close to Rs 1,000 crore for acquisitions by the end of current fiscal, according to ...
Further research into how Septoria tritici becomes less sensitive to triazole fungicides suggests a second mechanism that transports the fungicide out of the fu...
Farmers on the eastern seaboard of Australia may struggle to fight outbreaks of insects and weeds this summer.
China has rejected a U.S. shipment of corn and denied entry into the country. Traces of a genetically modified organism (GMO) were found in the shipment accordi...
Date：Nov. 5, 2010 Category：Markets
The battle in South Australia to contain the worst locust plague in 40 years is entering its most important phase, with Premier Mike Rann describing it as a maj...
Date：Nov. 5, 2010 Category：Companies
American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2010-09-30.
Date：Nov. 5, 2010 Category：Regulations
Three pesticide distributors operating Washington State will be fined over $35,000 for mislabeling products and importing illegal pesticides, the U.S. Environme...
Members of the wine industry say a ban of the hormone-based weedkiller 2,4-D could be the only way to stop more cases of grape vines being damaged by spray drif...
A new insecticide is being developed for use against summer aphids in cereals by Dow AgroSciences.
Intensification of agriculture in a sustainable way was essential along with improving communication, said Dominic Dyer chief executive for Crop Protection Asso...
First year trials with a camera-based grassweed automated mapping system have picked up just under half of the blackgrass heads in mapped fields.
Declining numbers of chemical crop protection products meant the industry should be looking for alternative options, said Toby Bruce, senior research scientist ...
Agro-biotechnology major, Monsanto Company is reported to be planning to grow a new variety of corn in China, which is a major maize growing country.