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  • Experts in Brazil say the price of glyphosate has jumped nearly 300% and farmers are increasingly anxious

    Experts in Brazil say the price of glyphosate has jumped nearly 300% and farmers are increasingly anxious

    Recently, the price of glyphosate hit a 10-year high due to the imbalance between supply and demand structure and higher prices of upstream raw materials. With little new capacity coming on the horizon, prices are expected to rise further. In view of this situation, AgroPages specially invited ex...
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  • UK revised the maximum residues of omethoate and omethoate in some foods Report

    UK revised the maximum residues of omethoate and omethoate in some foods Report

    On July 9, 2021, Health Canada issued consultation document PRD2021-06, and the Pest Management Agency (PMRA) intends to approve the registration of Ataplan and Arolist biological fungicides. It is understood that the main active ingredients of Ataplan and Arolist biological fungicides are Bacill...
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  • Methylpyrimidine Pirimiphos-methyl will completely replace phosphorus chloride  Aluminium phosphide

    Methylpyrimidine Pirimiphos-methyl will completely replace phosphorus chloride Aluminium phosphide

    In order to ensure the quality and safety of agricultural products, the safety of the ecological environment and the safety of people’s lives, the Ministry of Agriculture decided according to the relevant provisions of the “Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China” and the “Pesticide Man...
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  • New module on public health pesticides

    New module on public health pesticides

    In some countries, different regulatory authorities evaluate and register agricultural pesticides and public health pesticides. Typically, these ministries responsible for agriculture and health. The scientific background of the persons evaluating public health pesticides is therefore often diffe...
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  • Soybean fungicides: What you should know

    Soybean fungicides: What you should know

    I’ve decided to try fungicides on soybeans for the first time this year. How do I know which fungicide to try, and when should I apply it? How will I know if it helps? The Indiana certified crop adviser panel answering this question includes Betsy Bower, Ceres Solutions, Lafayette; Jamie Bultemei...
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  • Fly

    Fly

    Fly, (order Diptera), any of a large number of insects characterized by the use of only one pair of wings for flight and the reduction of the second pair of wings to knobs (called halteres) used for balance. The term fly is commonly used for almost any small flying insect . However, in  entomolog...
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  • Herbicide Resistance

    Herbicide resistance refers to the inherited ability of a biotype of a weed to survive a herbicide application to which the original population was susceptible. A biotype is a group of plants within a species that has biological traits (such as resistance to a particular herbicide) not common to ...
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  • Fungicide

    Fungicide, also called antimycotic, any toxic substance used to kill or inhibit the growth of fungi. Fungicides are generally used to control parasitic fungi that either cause economic damage to crop or ornamental plants or endanger the health of domestic animals or humans. Most agricultural and ...
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  • Plant Diseases and Insect Pests

    The damage to plants caused by competition from weeds and by other pests including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and insects greatly impairs their productivity and in some instances can totally destroy a crop. Today, dependable crop yields are obtained by using disease-resistant varieties, biological...
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  • Herbal Pesticides Advantages

    Pests have always been a concern for agriculture and kitchen gardens. Chemical pesticides affect the health in the worst way and scientists look forward to the newest ways for preventing the destruction of crops. Herbal pesticides have become new alternative for preventing the pests to destroy th...
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  • Herbicide Resistance

    Herbicide resistance refers to the inherited ability of a biotype of a weed to survive a herbicide application to which the original population was susceptible. A biotype is a group of plants within a species that has biological traits (such as resistance to a particular herbicide) not common to ...
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  • Kenyan farmers grapple with high pesticide use

    NAIROBI, Nov.9 (Xinhua) — The average Kenyan farmer, including those in villages, uses several liters of pesticides every year. The use has been on the rise over the years following the emergence of new pests and diseases as the east African nation grapples with harsh effects of climate cha...
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