Amvac acquires Chemtura fungicides
The US agrochemical company, American Vanguard (Amvac - Los Angeles, California), has acquired Chemtura's quintozene (PCNB)-based fungicides, Turfcide and Terraclor. The products control a range of diseases on turf, ornamentals and some agricultural crops, and are used in seed treatments. Amvac will take over sales with immediate effect. It has manufactured the active ingredient for many years at its Los Angeles facility and will continue to do so, the company told Agrow.