Volume 96 Issue 10 | p. 10 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 5, 2018

Syngenta licenses new fungicide

Department: Business
Keywords: Agriculture, Syngenta, Nippon Soda, picarbutrazox, fungicide

Swiss crop protection firm Syngenta has licensed a fungicide active ingredient called picarbutrazox from the Japanese firm Nippon Soda. Part of a new class of chemicals, picarbutrazox controls fungal diseases that spread via oomycetes, including Pythium damping off and seedling blight. These diseases can lower germination rates in reduced or no-tillage farming and in cold, damp soil conditions. Syngenta’s license is for use in seed coatings. Nippon Soda already sells it as a spray for vegetables.

 
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kenneth Kipketer kipkeiyo (Fri Jun 15 05:23:56 EDT 2018)
What is the cost of the new fungicide and have company got any fungicide to control and prevent bacterial Wilt

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