India/Southeast Asia
FCI Sourcing Network
Adjuvants

FCI Launches FCIsourcing.com

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

Biologicals

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

China

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.

Crop Protection

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

Crop Protection

Tamil Nadu Restricts Sale of Crop Protection Products

After the state of Kerala expressed concern about excessive pesticides use on farms in neighboring Tamil Nadu, the state agricultural department decided to

Crop Protection

Monsoons Arrival Good News For Crop Protection Industry

The monsoons have arrived and that could be good news for distributors of crop protection products. Along with the rains

Biotechnology

Bayer CropScience Acquisition Expands Indian Vegetable Offerings

Bayer CropScience will acquire SeedWorks India Pvt. Ltd. The Hyderabad-based company founded in 1998, specializes in breeding, production, and marketing

Crop Protection

BASF Opens R&D Center in Pune, India

R&D center will focus on global agricultural research on herbicides, fungicides and insecticides, as well as on solutions that go beyond classical crop protection.

Adjuvants

5 Issues Changing the Crop Protection Industry

Demands on the agricultural sector are increasing.

Biotechnology

India PM Pushes for Technology-Driven Agriculture

This is the first time the PM articulated the government’s stand on GM crops, while calling for better research and higher productivity to boost farm earnings.

Crop Protection

Astec Lifesciences Post Positive Q4 Results

Astec Lifesciences stock jumped 18% to $2.56 (Rs 163) on the National Stock Exchange after the company’s consolidated net profit for

Crop Protection

New Sales and Lower Operating Costs Fuel Growth for Punjab Chemicals

Punjab Chemicals and Crop Protection is expect quadruple its 2014-2015 net profit from $704,699 (4.5 crore) to $3.13 million (20

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Crop Protection

BASF Launches Seltima Fungicide in Indonesia

After its debut in Indonesia, Seltima is scheduled to be available for the 2015 season in Vietnam, the Dominican Republic and Guatemala.

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Biotechnology

Syngenta Expands Corn Traits in Vietnam

Corn hybrids containing the Bt11 trait are designed to control the Asian Corn Borer.

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Crop Protection

Rotam To Open Vietnam Office

The region has been identified as strategically important for the crop protection firm’s growth.

Biotechnology

How Monsanto India’s Public-Private Partnership Is Improving Corn Farmers’ Lives

Uttar Pradesh government’s Hybrid Maize Enhancement Program aims to improve crop yields and incomes of maize farmers from 26 districts across the state.

Biostimulants

Arysta Introduces Natural Biostimulant in India

Growers in select areas of India have a new tool to help grow a variety of crops using a natural biostimulant from Arysta LifeScience.

Sourcing Summit Roundtable
Global Sourcing Summit

India Looks to Gain Global Market Share

Business leaders discuss the opportunities left in the wake of sourcing disruptions from environmental changes in China.

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Crop Protection

Infographic: FCI Sourcing Network — By The Numbers

The newly launched FCI Sourcing Network is a directory of sellers of crop protection products, including raw materials, technical-grade products and

Adjuvants

FCI Launches FCIsourcing.com

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

Americas

Syngenta First-Half Profit Takes Hit

On the positive side, company realized significant cost savings and saw increased U.S. corn seed sales in the second quarter owing to higher trait income.

Crop Protection

BASF Crop Protection Sales Rise 1%

Positive currency effects and higher sales prices more than offset lower sales volumes.

Americas

Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Cotton Trait Deregulated by USDA

Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist cotton trait has been deregulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Enlist traits for corn and soybeans were completed earlier. According to the