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India Approves 20 New Insecticides for Manufacture, Import

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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 others; and the fungicide fluoxastrobin also produced by Bayer CropScience.

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