Nano-enabled way discovered to control rice bacterial leaf blight disease

The bacterial leaf blight disease (BLB) is among the three most devastating pathogens limiting rice production in China. Recent years has witnessed a resurgence of BLB in Zhejiang and other major rice areas in China due to climate change and the changes in the cultivation system. Moreover, there has emerged a new epidemic pattern. These have posed great challenges to the control of BLB. As one of the ten emerging chemical technologies that will change the world in the future, nano-enabled agroch...
2022-07-28 02:07:49 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

Newer member states push back on bolder EU pesticide reduction targets

European Union binding targets announced in June to reduce chemical pesticides usage by 50% by 2030 should help to boost interest and market activity, as conventional Active Ingredients (Ais) disappear from the marketplace over the next decade or so.However, the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has severely disrupted EU food and farming supply chains, particularly in the Central and Eastern European countries bordering the former Soviet Union.Ten countries - Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia...
2022-07-15 08:07:25 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

Australia APVMA reconsidering the approval of fungicide procymidone

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has published the proposed regulatory decision (PRD) for the reconsideration of procymidone, a fungicide used for the control of fungal diseases in various broadacre, horticultural crops and ornamental plants.The PRD for procymidone will:1. retain procymidone as a safe and effective fungicide for use by Australian broadacre horticulture and ornamental plant industries2. affirm the active constituent approval3. vary and affirm t...
2022-06-17 09:06:18 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

EXPORT BAN OF PALM OIL BY INDONESIA

On April 22 of 2022, Indonesia released the export ban of cooking oil and it raw marterials. The ban has taken effect on April 28, 2022 and the end time is unknown.Palm oil is the main cooking oil raw material in Indonesia, and China and India are main purchasers of palm oil. This ban will give huge impact to these markets.In China, the prices of all acid products have been increased, affected by this ban. It will lead to the downstream industries as following, like N,N-DIMETHYLDECANAMIDE and N,...
2022-04-28 04:04:10 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

Effect of Russia-Ukriane War

Due to Russia &Ukraine's war ,caused the sunflower seed oil stopping supply from black sea region.The black sea region is the world's largest exporter of sunflower oil,accounting for 60% of the world's production and 76% of exports.Ukraine's seaport will keep closing until war is over.Buyer have to find other oil to replace ,Plam oil became the most expensive of one.The war has impacted part of downstream solvent and adjuvant.Besides, according to news in worldwide, the R-U war has impacted the ...
2022-03-11 11:03:03 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

BASF launches new herbicide solution L-glufosinate in China

In January 2022, BASF officially introduced its non-selective herbicide JING•BAOSHIDA (L-Glufosinate 10% SL) to customers in China.Compared to glufosinate, L-glufosinate excludes substances without herbicidal activity but contains only substances with herbicidal activity. Therefore, it can achieve the same herbicidal effect at 60% the amount of a conventional product, while being more environmentally safe.  BASF’s JING•BAOSHIDA has three major characteristics: 1) Broad herbicidal spectrum: It ca...
2022-01-14 03:01:47 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

Turkey extends permission for five pesticides banned in EU countries

−− The permission will allow companies to destock harmful pesticides, the Wheat Association has notedThe Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Turkey has extended the permission for the use of five pesticides for the second time while banning the use of two other pesticides.With a decision dated November 19, the ministry banned the use of pesticides that contain the active ingredients of chlorpropham and oxadiazon.The use of chloridazon, dimethoate, desmedipham, ethoprophos and linuron will be...
2022-01-12 11:01:36 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

US EPA issued Regulation 2021-25091 to amend residue limits for Bifenthrin in certain products

On December 1, 2021, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued Regulation 2021-25091 to amend residue limits for Bifenthrin in certain products, according to the Federal Register.  The EPA conducted a risk assessment of toxicity, dietary exposure, and effects on infants and young children and concluded that the following residue limits are safe.  The proposed amendments are as follows:
2021-12-10 05:12:08 | Category : Industrial News | Read More