September 2010 Patent Watch
Insecticides took the lead this month with 36 patents, herbicides followed with 29, and fungicides were close behind with 27. There were six additional patents relevant to dual targeted pest action, of which two were fungicide/insecticide related, two fungicide/ herbicide, and two herbicide/insecticide. Several patents were mixture related (44); others concerned compositions of matter of certain active compounds (48) from various chemical families. Agrow Intelligence examined a selection of 98 patents in September.