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Americas

Monsanto Calls for Retraction of WHO’s Glyphosate Assessment

Classification as probable carcinogen goes against scientific consensus, industry experts and scientists say.

Americas

Monsanto’s Fraley ‘Outraged’ by WHO Glyphosate Assessment

"Result was reached by selective ‘cherry picking’ of data and is a clear example of agenda-driven bias.” --Fraley

Americas

World Health Organization Report Contradicts Scientific Findings on Glyphosate

"Review does not meet the standards used by respected agencies around the world," says Dr. Phillip Miller, Monsanto global regulatory lead.

China

CCPIA: ‘Extensive Adjustment’ for Pesticide Industry in 2015

Prices far below 2014 levels, but rebound is expected in March.

China

First New EC Formulations Get Approval in China

Approval of the first batch of new-type EC products manufactured by domestic enterprises marks the beginning of the upgrading and replacement of solvents.

China

China Reports Sharp Drop in Paraquat Prices

Downward trend caused by "depressed market of pyridine."

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Americas

DuPont’s Borel Talks R&D Pipeline

DuPont Pioneer will expand its U.S. lineup of Optimum Leptra corn hybrids in 2015 and expects also to launch in Brazil for the 2015/2016 Safrinha season

Americas

BASF Agricultural Solutions Sales Rise on Europe, North America

Higher demand for fungicides, herbicides also lifted results.

Americas

Weed Control on the Rise in Noncrop

Though it’s just a fraction of the pesticide market, industrial vegetation management (IVM) is steadily claiming a larger share. Here is why.

Crop Inputs

Indonesia Pesticide Management and Registration Procedure

In terms of Indonesia’s pesticide trade balance, about 90% of the technical materials processed in Indonesia are imported from China.

Americas

How Kochia Became Resistant to Glyphosate

Researchers found that kochia has evolved to have multiple copies of a gene code that targets glyphosate.

Crop Inputs

Cheminova Introduces New Herbicide

The new herbicide will be submitted for registration in the U.S. and Canada this year, with expected commercialization in late 2017.

Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience to Invest $1.9 Bln in Wheat R&D

"We have a 10-year plan to invest 1.5 billion euros in the research and development of new solutions for wheat through to 2020 – encompassing both high-yielding seeds and new crop protection solutions to advance global wheat cultivation." --Liam Condon

Americas

DuPont’s Revulin Q Herbicide Offers Seed Corn Weed Control

Revulin Q herbicide supports herbicide resistance management programs and delivers postemergence weed control in seed corn and other specialty corn crops.

Crop Inputs

Dhanuka Agritech Launches Herbicide for Sugarcane in India

Sugarcane demand grows in India.

Dow AgroSciences
Africa

Dow AgroSciences Announces New Structure in Europe, Middle East, Africa

Company to launch six new molecules in next three to five years.

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Americas

DuPont Launches New Herbicide-Tolerant Trait

The new technology provides farmers more options and flexibility to manage glyphosate-resistant weeds.

Crop Inputs

Dow AgroSciences Names New Rice Herbicide

Rinskor will aide farmers with resistance management and has a favorable environmental profile.

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Australia/South Pacific

Nufarm Announces Restructuring in Europe

Changes will result in more efficient manufacturing base in Europe, lower unit cost of its key herbicide and reduced supply chain complexity.

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Americas

Syngenta Sues Willowood for Patent Infringement

Complaint alleges Willowood infringed patent regarding azoxystrobin.

Americas

The Biopesticide Market Is Thriving

Sector on track to double market share in the next five years.

Americas

Monsanto Calls for Retraction of WHO’s Glyphosate Assessment

Classification as probable carcinogen goes against scientific consensus, industry experts and scientists say.

Americas

Adama Posts Higher Profit for Year, Weighs IPO Options

"Various possibilities" are being examined regarding executing the business combination between the company and the China business.

Americas

Monsanto’s Fraley ‘Outraged’ by WHO Glyphosate Assessment

"Result was reached by selective ‘cherry picking’ of data and is a clear example of agenda-driven bias.” --Fraley