More uses for Syngenta's Besiege in US
Syngenta has received expanded US approval for its insecticide, Besiege (DuPont's chlorantraniliprole + lambda-cyhalothrin), for use on sorghum, small-grain cereals and peanuts. It controls key lepidopteran pests such as corn earworms (Helicoverpa zea), armyworms (Spodoptera spp) and tobacco budworms (H virescens), and other insects, the company points out. Syngenta received its first approval for Besiege on cotton, tobacco and pastures in 2011 (Agrow No 618, p 27). It has since been registered for use on a range of field crops and vegetables.