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Seed treatments

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Syngenta debuts Vibrance RST in US

Syngenta has introduced the fungicidal seed treatment, Vibrance RST (azoxystrobin + fludioxonil + metalaxyl-M + sedaxane), for use on rice in the US.

Syngenta Fungicides

Spain grants exceptional use for neonic ST on beet

The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture has granted exceptional use authorisation for insecticidal seed treatments based on the neonicotinoid, clothianidin, and beta-cyfluthrin.

Insecticides Seed treatments

Australia approves Syngenta's Saltro Duo seed treatment

Syngenta has presented its new fungicidal seed treatment, Saltro Duo (a twin pack of pydiflumetofen - trade-marked as Adepidyn + fludioxonil) in Australia.

Syngenta Product Approvals

EU proposes restrictions for metalaxyl-M seed treatments

The European Commission is proposing to restrict the sowing of seed treated with the fungicide, metalaxyl-M, to greenhouses. 

Europe EU

Bayer halts sales of Monceren in EU - update

Bayer's Crop Science division has suspended sales of its fungicidal seed treatment, Monceren (pencycuron), in the EU with immediate effect.

Bayer Crop Science Fungicides

BioConsortia moves biostimulant to registration phase

The US microbial products company, BioConsortia (Davis, California), has moved a biostimulant seed treatment to the registration phase. 

Biologicals Seed treatments

BASF debuts Ilevo in Australia

BASF has introduced the fungicidal seed treatment, Ilevo (fluopyram), in Australia. It is for the control of blackleg (Leptosphaeria maculans) on canola. 

BASF Seed treatments

PHC moves towards commercialising lead peptide on soy rust in Brazil

The US-based, UK-listed bioproducts company, Plant Health Care (PHC – Raleigh, North Carolina), is applying to register via a "fast track" route for its lead Innatus 3G peptide compound, PHC279, as a seed treatment in Brazil for Asian soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi).

Plant Health Care Seed treatments

US EPA to OK Bayer/Monsanto biopesticide PGR

The US EPA has proposed the approval of Bayer legacy company Monsanto's biopesticide plant growth regulator, LCO (lipochitooligosaccharide) MOR116. 

Biologicals Seed treatments

US state approvals for Nufarm's Trunemco

Nufarm has received approval for its bionematicidal seed treatment, Trunemco (cis-jasmone + Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain MBI 600), in 28 US states following federal EPA registration in May. 

United States Nufarm

Interview: EuropaBio head calls for new EU approach to ag technologies

EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, has been a vocal opponent of EU efforts to regulate gene-edited crops in the same way as ‘traditional’ genetically modified (GM) crops.

Policy & Regulation Seed treatments

Bayer unveils biological seed treatments

Bayer's Crop Science division presented new seed treatments at last week’s World Seed Congress hosted by the International Seed Federation, in Nice, France.

Bayer Crop Science Biologicals
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