• Brazil’s Mapa approves 39 generic pesticides 2021-04-15
    Act No. 19 of the Department of Plant Protection and Agricultural Defense Secretariat Agricultural Inputs, published on April 13th, in the Official Gazette, announced the 39 generic crop protection products, also classified as formulated products, that can be used by farmers. Amo...
  • New glyphosate resistance mechanism discovered in plants 2021-04-15
    In a world-first breakthrough for research into herbicide resistance, a team of Australian and international scientists has discovered a new glyphosate resistance mechanism in plants that has similarities to cancer drug resistance in humans.Researchers from the Australian Herbici...
  • ICAMA approved 183 products registration in Mar, 2021; Lier obtained the third L-glufosinate formula... 2021-04-15
    According to China Pesticide Registration Watch, 183 product registrations from 134 companies were approved by the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA) in March, 2021, including 62 herbicides, 52 fungicides, 34 insecticides, 12 plant growth ...
  • Re-evaluations and special reviews of registered pesticides in Canada 2021-04-15
    According to ‘2019–2020 Annual Report’ published recently by the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), over the 10-year period between 2009 and 2019, the increase of the number of registered pest control products from 5700 to 7600 also represents an increase in post-...
  • Canada approved 12 new pesticide active ingredients in 2019–2020 2021-04-15
    According to ‘2019–2020 Annual Report’ published recently by the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), in 2019–2020, 12 new active ingredients (the substance with the pesticidal effect) were registered for use in Canada, resulting in the registration of 25 new relate...
  • Kenya’s locust outbreak may be nearing end as spring rains are delayed 2021-04-15
    Lack of rain in East Africa is usually cause for major concern, but this year, delayed spring rains could be beneficial.The Horn of Africa has been experiencing its worst desert locust crisis in more than 25 years. In Kenya, the swarms of ravenous insects are the worst they've be...
  • The future of agricultural gene editing: More herbicide-tolerant crops sooner 2021-04-09
    A new paper from Chinese scientists spells out the future of agricultural gene editing. In spite of claims from GMO promoters that gene editing will save us from climate change and reduce pesticide use, the paper tells us that what we can expect is just more of the same – GM herb...
  • Biologicals: the next agricultural technology revolution 2021-04-09
    1. Introduction Decades of adverse agricultural practices and chemical pesticide use have depleted the supply of natural beneficials. Beneficials are organisms that benefit the growth of crops and include insects, microorganisms, and plants. Beneficials provide pest control and p...
  • Argentina SENASA considering to ban chlorpyrifos 2021-04-09
    Amid the arduous debates about the use and abuse of agrochemicals in agricultural production in the country, the Argentina Agrifood Health and Quality Service (SENASA) has decided to ban chlorpyrifos, a dangerous organophosphate insecticide commonly used in various crops.The proh...
  • Canada to limit uses of two crop chemicals on concerns about water insects 2021-04-09
    By Rod NickelCanada’s Health Ministry said on Wednesday it would limit the use of two types of crop chemicals that have been linked to deaths of aquatic insects that are food for fish and birds.Health Canada’s multi-year review of clothianidin, made by Bayer AG, and thiamethoxam,...
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