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Italy grants special use to Syngenta rice herbicide

Italy has granted an emergency use approval to Syngenta for its herbicide, Rifit 500 CE (pretilachlor).
Syngenta Herbicides & PGRs

Agrochemical Patent Watch (2017)

In the period from January 1st to December 31st 2017, a total of 610 novel agrochemical patent families (inventions) were published on Espacenet, the European Patent Office.
R&D Research

California court rejects Monsanto's appeal of glyphosate listing decision

A California state appeals court has upheld the state’s move to add glyphosate herbicide to its list of possible carcinogens.
United States Monsanto

US state of Arkansas dicamba ban in legal limbo

The US state of Arkansas' ban on dicamba herbicide spraying technically went into effect on April 16th but lawsuits brought by farmers opposed to the restrictions appear to have temporarily disrupted implementation.
United States Policy & Regulation

Agrochemical Patent Watch (Q4 2017)

In the period from October 1st to December 31st 2017, a total of 130 novel agrochemical patent families (inventions) were published on Espacenet, the European Patent Office.
R&D Research

Agrow Awards 2018 open for entries

The Agrow Awards 2018 are open for entries. The 11th instalment of the coveted awards for the crop protection and agricultural biotechnology industries comprises 17 categories.
Operations Insecticides

US approval for DowDuPont's OpenSky

DowDuPont has received US approval for a wheat herbicide based on established active ingredients.
United States Herbicides & PGRs

Another Syngenta herbicide OK'd for dicamba tank mixes

Syngenta has received US EPA clearance for the use of its herbicide, Fusilade DX (fluazifop-P-butyl), in tank mixes with the dicamba-based herbicides, Monsanto’s XtendiMax and BASF’s Engenia.
United States Herbicides & PGRs

Indian approval for Punjab Chemicals' metamitron

Indian company Punjab Chemicals has received approval from the country’s Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee for the herbicide, metamitron.

India Herbicides & PGRs

Glyphosate-resistant barley grass found in Australia

A population of northern barley grass (Hordeum glaucum) in Australia has been confirmed as resistant to the herbicide, glyphosate.
Australia Herbicides & PGRs

EU drafts decision not to renew chlorpropham

The European Commission has drawn up a proposal not to renew the EU approval of the plant growth regulator (PGR), chlorpropham.
EU Herbicides & PGRs

Six US farmers gain respite from state dicamba ban

Six farmers in the US state of Arkansas will be allowed to ignore the state's rule that limits when dicamba can be sprayed on crops that have been genetically modified to tolerate the herbicide.
United States Herbicides & PGRs
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