Agri Pest Contorl

Organic Pest and Disease Management

In organic agriculture to deal with pests and diesease for preventive practices, as well as control practices using biological, mechanical control and natural pesticides.

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AgTech: New Canopy Blend Herbicide for Soybean by Dupont

DuPont Canopy Blend herbicide has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in time for use during the 2016 crop season.Canopy Blend combines two modes of action for effective burn down and residual control of difficult weeds before or at soybean planting.

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AgTech: New Fungicide for treating Botrytis on Grapes by Eden Research

Eden Research, the AIM-listed natural micro-encapsulation company, announces that its first agrochemical product, 3AEY, a fungicide that primarily targets Botrytis on grapes, has been approved for commercial sales and use in Greece.

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AgTech: New Fungicide- Solatenol by Syngenta

Solatenol has already been launched in Latin America as ELATUS, offering growers unrivaled performance against soybean rust, a devastating disease which can significantly impact yields. It achieved sales of more than $300 million in its first year in Brazil. In the USA, products containing Solatenol will be available for a wide range of crops including corn, soybean, wheat, peanuts, potatoes and vegetables. SDHI chemistry is an important component of Syngenta’s $3.6 billion crop protection pipeline.

Syngenta COO, Davor Pisk, said: “US growers can expect a step change in disease control from our range of Solatenol products. These valuable new tools demonstrate our commitment to producing sustainable innovations that help grower’s combat diseases while maximizing their returns.”

Solatenol has consistently demonstrated outstanding performance. It is the market’s most effective SDHI chemistry offering broad-spectrum control of damaging foliar diseases and soil pathogens as well as significant resistance management benefits.

Source :Syngenta

AgTech: Syngenta Fungicide for Vegetable, Potato and Tobacco.

Syngenta announced that Orondis fungicide is now approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the first fungicide in the FRAC group U15. Pending state registrations, Orondis is expected to be available for the 2016 season.

Orondis contains the active ingredient oxathiapiprolin and offers a new mode of action for outstanding control of economically important soil and foliar diseases caused by Oomycete fungi in vegetables, potatoes and tobacco. Syngenta secured a license to develop and market products containing oxathiapiprolin from DuPont in 2013 and has exclusive rights in North America for foliar and soil use on vegetables, potatoes, tobacco and other specialty crops.

“Orondis is an excellent foundation fungicide and offers growers a new tool in their disease control programs,” said Bernd Druebbisch, fungicide product lead, Syngenta. “Its new mode of action complements and enhances our diverse fungicide portfolio.”


- Outstanding control of soil and foliar diseases caused by Oomycete fungi
- New mode of action with no cross resistance to other products
- Highly effective at lower active ingredient use rates than competitive fungicides

Source : Syngenta

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