Argentina OKs Sparviero
Argentina has granted Italian Sipcam-Oxon Group affiliate Sipcam Agricola registration of a novel formulation a lambda-cyhalothrin-based insecticide, Sparviero. The product has a micro-encapsulation formulation and is for use on 16 crops including major row crops such maize, soybeans and wheat. Another affiliate company, Agro Max, will distribute the insecticide. Sparviero is also registered in Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and the UK, with other EU state as well as Brazilian authorities' decisions pending.