Arysta/Asahi extend distribution deal
Arysta LifeScience has agreed an extended distribution deal with Japanese company Asahi Chemical (Nara) for the latter’s nitrophenol-based plant growth regulator, Atonik (sodium 5-nitroguaiacolate + sodium o-nitrophenolate + sodium p-nitrophenolate). Arysta will distribute the product in central and western Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Africa and the Middle East. It already distributes it in Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria and Spain. Atonik is for use on various annual and perennial crops including oilseed rape, potatoes, sugar beet, sunflowers,small-grain cereals, maize, fruit trees, berries, cucurbits and solanaceous vegetables.