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BASF launches insecticides for Argentine soy and maize markets

BASF has launched two new insecticides for the Argentine soybean and maize markets.

Argentina BASF

Canada approves BASF's Inscalis

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved two insecticides based on BASF/Meiji Seika Pharma's new insecticide, afidopyropen (trade-marked as Inscalis). The PMRA proposed the approvals in September. 

Canada Insecticides

Brazil court finds against Corteva insecticide

A Brazilian court has ordered DuPont (now DowDuPont business Corteva Agriscience) to reimburse a plaintiff and soybean grower for the purchase of an insecticide due to its inefficacy.

Brazil Corteva Agriscience

Canada looks at cumulative risks of carbamate insecticides

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has initiated a cumulative risk assessment of N-methyl carbamate (MNC) insecticides. 

Canada PMRA

Argentina issues emergency grapevine control order

Argentine grapevine growers whose farms and nurseries are under quarantine due to grapevine months (Lobesia botrana) have started insecticide applications as part of emergency controls.

Argentina Senasa Insecticides

Canada to OK Thermacell mosquito repellents

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the approval of several 1R-trans prallethrin insecticide-based mosquito repellents from US company Thermacell Repellents (Bedford, Massachusetts).

Canada PMRA

Evogene confirms discovery of new insecticide modes of action

Israeli plant biotechnology company Evogene (Rehovot) has identified new insecticidal modes of action for the control of pests including some with with resistance to commercial insect control products.

Insecticides R&D

Nichino America's pyrifluquinazone gets US food use OK

Japanese company Nihon Nohyaku subsidiary Nichino America has received a US EPA label expansion for food crop use for its insecticide, pyrifluquinazone (trade-marked as PQZ).

Nihon Nohyaku Insecticides

Brazil Anvisa to OK Corteva's sulfoxaflor

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has recommended the approval of DowDuPont agriculture business Corteva Agriscience’s insecticide, sulfoxaflor (trade-marked as Isoclast) as a new active ingredient.

 

Brazil Anvisa Corteva Agriscience

Italy grants emergency use to FMCs cyantraniliprole

Italy has been granted emergency use authorisation for FMC’s cyantraniliprole insecticide for use on sucking pests.

 

FMC Insecticides

Crystal reportedly acquiring brands from Syngenta

The Indian company, Crystal Crop Protection (Delhi), is reportedly close to acquiring three pesticide brands from ChemChina-owned Syngenta.

 

Syngenta M&A

Californian approval for Syngenta's Divanem

Syngenta has received approval for the nematicide, Divanem (abamectin), in the US state of California for use on golf course greens, tees and fairways. 

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