DuPont presents Avatar insecticide in Brazil
DuPont has presented its insecticide, Avatar (indoxacarb), at a trade fair in in Chapadão do Sul, Brazil. It is an emulsion concentrate formulation for the control of earworms (Helicoverpa spp) on soybeans and cotton in the Cerrado region. The active ingredient has previous registration for use on various crops in Brazil. Avatar should be employed as part of an IPM programme in rotation with other insecticides, DuPont notes.