Canada approves Syngenta's Acuron
The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has confirmed the full approval of Syngenta's residual maize herbicide, bicyclopyrone, and the combination product, Acuron (bicyclopyrone 7.1 g/litre + mesotrione 28.5 g/litre + atrazine 120 g/litre + S-metolachlor 257 g/litre). The Agency proposed the approvals in February. The US EPA registered Acuron in April. The company planned a limited introduction this year.