• Experts debunk false claims that GM Bt cotton in India has been a grand success 2020-08-12 Three eminent experts have joined forces to debunk claims by a member of two influential think tanks that GM Bt cotton in India has been a resounding success.The claims were made by Dr Ramesh Chand, a member of the Indian Government think tank Niti Aayog (National Institution for...
  • Chinese pesticide registration in 1H 2020: increased 378% year on year 2020-08-12 The changes in the quantity and structure of pesticide registration in China in 2020 are correlated with the changes in market environment, market demand and regulatory policies. Here is a collation of China's pesticide registration data in the first half of 2020,  based on theCh...
  • Pesticide production increased in Russia 2020-08-12 According to the Federal State Statistics Service in Russia, the production of crop protection agents increased considerably in Russia.According to an agency report, in the first four months of 2020, the production of herbicides jumped by 55.4%, to 38,100 tons. The production of ...
  • Importance of technology in Indian agriculture(Opinion) 2020-08-07 Indian civilisation is one of oldest civilisations in the world and similarly Indian agriculture is also of the same age. Ancient Indian farmers were quite rich because agriculture was the most advanced and prestigious occupation of that time. Fifty per cent of the population is ...
  • Agricultural adjuvants market worth $4.7 billion by 2027 2020-08-07 According to a new market research report published by Meticulous Research, the agricultural adjuvants market is expected to reach $4.7 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. Also, in terms of volume, the agricultural adjuvants market is ex...
  • Chinese pesticide industry in post-pandemic age 2020-08-04 It is now more than six months since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. At present, the epidemic situation in China is been basically under containment and the economy is reopening in an orderly manner.However, the situation worldwide has not been contained yet and the impact...
  • Data: Here are the Indian states that consume the most Chemical Pesticide for Agriculture 2020-08-03 The Ministry of Agriculture issued a draft order, ‘Banning of Insecticides Order, 2020’, in May this year which prohibits the manufacture, sale, and use of 27 pesticides in India as they were likely to involve risk to human being and animals. The list includes pesticides which ha...
  • "Why proposed ban on 27 pesticides in India must happen without further delay" 2020-08-03 “To B(an) or not to B(an)” sounds nearly like the Shakespearean soliloquy, but for the difference that this is a public debate on a decision by the Indian government to ban a few hazardous pesticides, many of which have been in use for more than half a century. In a seemingly bol...
  • Abamectin granted registration for control of citrus meloidogyne, first time in China 2020-07-31 As per China Pesticide Registration Watch, on May 22, the abamectin 0.5% GR filed by a Chinese agrochemical company was granted registration for the control of the citrus meloidogyne. This is the first-time approval of abamectin in China for this application.Previously, the Minis...
  • Overview of pesticide registered on watermelon in China 2020-07-31 As per China Pesticide Registration Watch, to March 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs approved 418 pesticide registrations for use on watermelon. In terms of variety, the registered products are mainly fungicides, numbering 357 and accounting for some 85...