Xedavir, launched by Xeda Italia, is a natural fungicide based on Trichoderma asperellum, a micro-organism that lives in the soil and is used to control many soil-borne pathogens, such as Pythium spp., Phytophthora capsici, Rhizoctonia spp. and Verticillium s...
SGS launches a new soil microbiological analysis service, using microbial biomass and soil respiration indicators, which will help farmers to improve productivity, soil sustainability and product quality.
Entomologists and engineers are collaborating on a new method of controlling agricultural pests. In Santa Monica, Calif., researchers flew drones with light-sensitive cameras over a strawberry field to locate pest-damaged plants. Armed with a map of leaf refle...
Corteva Agriscience will have until the end of 2020 to evaluate products that use Eden Sustaine encapsulation technology for the biological treatment of seeds, after which it can become part of an exclusive distribution agreement in Europe, Russia, Ukraine and...
What options/alternatives farmers in China have replacing paraquat? Are there other useful herbicdes, i.e. diquat, glufosinate (which others) that can cover this gap? Would the replacements be related to higher costs as well? What crop protection startegies would farmers adapt replacing paraquat?1 Like 1 AnswersSir, thanks for question. For weed control, Glyphosate and Glufosinate are the main options while many other broad spectrum herbicides also ...All
Asian soybean rust is the most important disease in soybean, the yield loss being from 10% to 90%, dependent on the geographical region where the disease was reported. What are the key points in controlling Asian rust?
The use of an efficient product since the beginning of the soy cycle is one of the most important decisions for growers after the crop impla...All