August 2010 Patent Watch
Insecticides and fungicides are equally dominant this month with 35 patents each, while 17 patents concern herbicides. There are, however, nine additional patents relevant to dual targeted pest action, of which some were insecticide/fungicide related and some herbicide/insecticide related. Several patents were mixture related (39); others concerned compositions of matter of certain active compounds (54) from various chemical families. There were a total selection of 96 patents for last month.