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Date：Nov. 16, 2010 Category：Products
A memorandum addressed to the Union Minister for Agriculture, Mr Sharad Pawar, has demanded that the proposed Pesticide Management Bill should empower States to...
Stoller USA has launched Bio-Forge ST, a new formulation of Bio-Forge specifically developed for growers interested in seed treatment application as a cost effe...
Date：Nov. 16, 2010 Category：Companies
FBSciences, Inc. has strengthened its position as a life sciences company by launching a new Plant Protection Division to advance the development of seed treatm...
With more than 80 percent of its yield data now available, Dow AgroSciences SmartStax technology has proven that it is delivering higher whole-farm yield potent...
Date：Nov. 16, 2010 Category：Markets
In time for the Zambian corn and soybean season, BASF Crop Protection division yesterday opened a new representative office in Lusaka, Zambia. This is the compa...
The first pesticide centre that processes products used to heal and prevent vegetable diseases has been inaugurated in Kenya by 20 African member countries in o...
India and Pakistan may be at loggerheads over most issues, but trading in genetically modified cotton could be an exception.
Date：Nov. 15, 2010 Category：Markets
Fertilizer price negotiations between the National Federation of Agricultural Co-operative Associations, or Zen-Noh, and fertilizer manufacturers were concluded...
Date：Nov. 15, 2010 Category：Companies
Idemitsu Kosan is aiming to shift to a globally oriented business model for its agricultural biotechnology products, which include microbial pesticides and live...
The Japan Crop Protection Association reported that the value of the country’s shipments of agrochemical in August was 15.4 bn yen ($191.6 mn), up 15.9% year o...
Sumitomo Chemical kicked off on November 1 the direct supply of its pesticides to sale agents in Vietnam through a 40-member team formed within its subsidiary S...
Date：Nov. 12, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Early every spring, farmers drop tasty, expensive seeds into furrows of damp, cold soil. Hungry insects and famished fungi await this gift from above, often cho...
Date：Nov. 11, 2010 Category：Companies
Dhanuka Agritech Ltd is planning to introduce two new proprietary herbicide formulations belonging to Nissan Chemical Industries.Dhanuka has previously tied up ...
Date：Nov. 11, 2010 Category：Markets
Vietnam - Insufficient rainfall is likely to affect the winter-spring rice crops across the country, the National Hydro and Meteorological Forecasting Centre sa...
Syngenta and DuPont announced that Syngenta has assumed full ownership of GreenLeaf Genetics, LLC, effective November 8, 2010. The transaction dissolves a joint...
Gowan Company, LLC has reached an agreement with Dow AgroSciences LLC to acquire the rights to M-Pede insecticide/fungicide and Scythe herbicide.
Date：Nov. 11, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Farmers know that if you reduce harmful insects and diseases in your crops, you have a chance for a better harvest. Today, many farmers and experts praise Integ...
A recently patented invention from a Kansas State University research team aims to control a devastating parasite that causes millions of dollars in crop damage...
EU legal experts "seriously doubt" that plans to let European Union member states decide for themselves to grow or ban genetically modified (GM) crops are in li...
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