Syngenta AG said the U.S. has asked for more time to review its $43 billion takeover by China National Chemical Corp., adding that it doesn’t expect the protracted scrutiny to delay the companies’ goal to close the deal in the first half.
By Peter Menyasz Canada said March 31 it would launch a new review of the commonly used agriculture herbicide atrazine to specifically study whether it makes drinking water unsafe. The announcement of a new review came on the same day the Pest Management Regulatory Agency said another review, started in[…]Read 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 »