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Crop Protection

Rallis India Reports Lower Quarterly Earnings

Rallis India Ltd reported revenue of Rs. 500 crore (U.S. $75.75 million) for the September quarter a 21% decrease from the previous

Crop Protection

Indian University Releases Pest and Disease Forecast

The Centre for Plant Protection Studies, departments of entomology and plant pathology at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in India


Biocontrols M&A Boom Begins to Bear Fruit

“Shelf life is increasing, stability is increasing and we are increasing the number of living organisms in these (biological) products." --Juergen Huff, BASF

Crop Protection

Gharda: The Iconoclast

Keki Hormusji Gharda has never been one to accept the status quo. Whether it was finding a better and cheaper

Crop Protection

Rain Deficit, Pest Infestation Impact Indian State

A rain deficit during the monsoon season and a pest infestation have hurt crops in several districts in the Indian

Crop Protection

Crop Protection Products See Huge Increases in India

Strobilurin fungicides, amino acid herbicides, bioinsecticides biggest winners from 2009 to 2014, but much growth potential remains.

Crop Protection

Indian Cotton Growers Protest Government Inaction on Whitefly Invasion

Farmers in Sirsa, the largest cotton growing district in the Indian sate of Haryana, have taken to the streets to

Crop Protection

Excel Crop Care Names New Executive Director

  Hrishit A. Shroff was appointed as the Executive Director of the Excel Crop Care Limited effective August 1, 2015. He


Godrej Agrovet Purchases Stake in Astec Lifesciences

Godrej Agrovet Ltd, the agribusiness division of Godrej Industries Ltd, will buy 45.29% stake in agrochemicals and pharmaceutical intermediates firm Astec


Koppert Enters Joint Venture in Hyderabad

KoSSIL is a joint venture between Koppert Biological Systems India and the local Devanur family, promotor of SOM Phytopharma Limited (India) and Agri Life.


FCI Sourcing Network Enjoys Successful Launch

The FCI Sourcing Network launched just weeks ago has already generated a great deal of interest from manufacturers and distributors looking to


FMC Finds Its Balance

A conversation with Mark Douglas on the company's new vision in the wake of its transformational acquisition of Cheminova.

Crop Protection

India’s Agriculture Ministry to be Renamed, Add Farmer Welfare to Focus

In an effort to focus on the needs of farmers India’s Agriculture Ministry will rename itself Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Ministry,

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Indian Export and Domestic Crop Protection Markets Continue to Grow

Pradeep Dave, president of Pesticide Manufacturers and Formulators Association of India and chairman of AIMCO Pesticides Inc., has seen about

FCI Sourcing Network

FCI Launches

No one links buyers and sellers like FCI. Over the years, our magazine has been the preferred advertising vehicle for


Tamil Nadu Ag University and Sun-Agro Biotech Research Center Work on Safer Pesticides

In an effort to develop safer pest-control technologies, the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has renewed a memorandum of understanding

Crop Protection

India Seeks to Solve Food Security Concerns

India is looking for a permanent solution to its food security issues. Government representatives talked the WTO to resolve restrictions the organization had


Crop Protection Regulatory Harmonization in ASEAN Promoted by CropLife Asia

CropLife Asia's Science and Regulatory Affairs Director Dr. Vasant Patil spoke about the benefits a common regulatory framework for crop protection products would bring to the member states of ASEAN.

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Krish Biotech Research Private Limited Receives GLP Accreditation

Krish Biotech Research Private Limited (KBRPL) has earned the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Compliance Certification from the National Good Laboratory

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EPA Pulls Dow Enlist Duo Registration

Dow says "new evaluations will result in a prompt resolution of all outstanding issues."


Nufarm Restructures North American Manufacturing Footprint

In an effort to be more response, flexible and cost effective, Nufarm Limited announced a restructuring of its North American


Stockton Names Guy Elitzur as CEO

Move is in preparation of NASDAQ IPO and planned acquisitions.


China Looks to Latin America to Grow Pesticide Exports

Following China’s Zero Growth of Pesticide Policies was issued, the country’s pesticide manufacturers needed to look elsewhere to expand their


U.S. 2016 Herbicide Outlook

Check out the new products set to make the biggest impact in the coming year.