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Crop Protection Products Overview – Part 3 – Future Trends and Outlook

The implications of massive industry changes, from biological products and company mergers to the end of patent protection of several major active ingredients In the...

Plant Protection Producer Ukravit Opens $7 Million Research Center In Ukraine

Ukravit group of companies, one of the largest producers of plant protection agents and micro-fertilizers in Ukraine, has invested about $7 million in opening...

Crop Protection Products Overview – Part 2 – Challenges in Crop Protection Product Development

In the first partof this three-part article, we looked at the historical and recent evolution of crop protection. In this second part, we examine...

A Vaccine for Edible Plants? A New Plant Protection Method on the Horizon

Novel technologies are being sought to replace the traditional pesticides used to protect plants, particularly edible plants such as cereals. A new collaborative project...

BASF Crop Protection Innovation Pipeline with Projected Peak Sales Potential of €3.5 Billion

BASF is on track to launch innovations from its crop protection pipeline with projected peak sales of €3.5 billion by 2027. Product candidates from...

Free of pesticides? Think again!

Albeit not a key priority for the European Seed Association (ESA), also the issue of crop protection was an important part of the discussions...

Crop Loss Conference: Final Report Online

The final report from last October’s three-day International Conference on Global Crop Losses Caused by Diseases, Pests and Weeds is now available. The event...

Triple Protection to Combat Broomrape

The Black Sea region is very important and biggest sunflower cultivation area in Europe. The total planted area in 2017 is 9 million hectares:...

Combination of Resistance Genes Offers Protection for Wheat Against Powdery Mildew

A decent wheat harvest requires robust wheat. However, wheat crops are often infected by fungal diseases such as powdery mildew. For several years now,...

Fightback Against Yellow Rust Explored By UKCPVS

Wheat’s ability to defend itself against yellow rust now and in the future will be explored at this year’s UK Cereal Pathogen Virulence Survey...