One of the most dynamic aspects of the big three pending crop protection and seed acquisitions (Dow and DuPont; Bayer and Monsanto; ChemChina and Syngenta) is the impact on global business.
“A stress-tolerant rice variety can help make farmers more resilient against the increasingly destructive effects of climate change,” says Dr. Matthew Morell, director general of the International Rice Research Institute based in the Philippines. Read moreRead More »
India’s Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare approved 20 new insecticides for manufacture, import and use in the country. These include the broad-spectrum foliar fungicide benzovindiflupyr, sold by the Swiss agrichemicals company Syngenta; spirodiclofen, a pesticide that kills arachnids such as ticks and mites, sold by Germany-based Bayer CropScience, among[…]Read More »