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Hebei Province: cucumber downy mildew has universal resistance to metalaxyl and azoxystrobin

In order to make it clear about the dynamic resistance of cucumber downy mildew to metalaxyl and azoxystrobin and the prevention and control of cucumber downy mildew, the Plant Protection Institute, Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences (PPI, HAAFS) monitored the resistance of cucumber downy mildew to metalaxyl and azoxystrobin in Hebei Province during 2011-2015.

 

Yongnong Biosciences: sales volume of Baisudun soars by 165% in Taiwan 2017

On 30 Oct., 2017, Yongnong Biosciences Co., Ltd. (Yongnong Biosciences) held a 2017 Annual Distributor Conference of Taiwan Branch of Yongnong Biosciences in Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province, which was attended by 13 distributors of Baisudun (百速顿, active ingredient: glufosinate-ammonium) in Taiwan.

 

Yinnong Technology: builds unmanned factory to produce mixed formulations of saflufenacil and glyphosate

In October 2017,  groundbreaking ceremony for herbicide workshop project of Huizhou Yinnong Technology Co., Ltd. (Yinnong Technology) was held in Huizhou, Guangdong Province. Relevant leaders of the local government, Luo Yuping, national sales director of FMC Corporation, Yu Xianwen, general manager of Sino-Agri Leading Bioscinences Co., Ltd. (Guangdong branch) and so on, attended the ceremony.

 

MOC starts anti-dumping investigations on imported ethanolamine originated from US

On 30 Oct., 2017, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOC) published a notice that it had decided to conduct anti-dumping investigations on imported ethanolamine originated from the US, Arabia, Malaysia and Thailand.

 

Zhongnongfa Seed plans to transfer 67% shares of subsidiary Henan Agrochemical

On 9 Oct., 2017, Zhongnongfa Seed Industry Group Ltd. (Zhongnongfa Seed) published a notice that it plans to transfer the 67% shares of its subsidiary, Zhongnongfa Henan Agrochemical Co., Ltd. (Henan Agrochemical). The transfer price will be no less than its estimated value and determined by the final deal.

 

MOA: subsidize plant protection UAV pilot units in 6 provinces (cities)

On September 18, 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), together with the Ministry of Finance and the Civil Aviation Administration of China, issued the Notice on the Pilot Subsidy Project of Plant Protection UAV in Six Provinces (Cities), pointing out that for the purpose of guiding technology development and appropriate application of plant protection UAV (also known as agricultural remote control flight sprayer), and improving agriculture green development, the MOA decided to select six provinces to guide the work of appropriate application of plant protection UAV through subsidizing pilot units. Notice of the matter as follows.

 

Bayer’s channel project of plant protection UAV was officially launched

According to the official news from Bayer China, its channel support project of plant protection UAV was officially launched in Liyang City, Jiangsu Province in September, 2017. Nearly 200 dealers attended the kick-off meeting, witnessing this milestone moment of Bayer in the field of plant protection UAV.

 

Winall Hi-Tech: three partnerships established for business development

In Sept. 2017, Winall Hi-Tech Seed Co., Ltd. (Winall Hi-Tech) signed strategic agreements with three partners, in a bid to further its business development.

QUST develops new acaricidal compound AC-118

Qingdao University of Science and Technology (QUST) recently announced that its researchers from School of Chemical and Molecular Engineering had successfully synthesised a new acaricidal compound AC-118 (螺甲丁酯) in reference to the technique for spiromesifen.

 

Dow AgroSciences to launch florpyrauxifen onto China in 2018

On 15 Oct., 2017, the 12th International Forum on Crop Protection Sponsored by CAC Group was hosted by the China Crop Protection Industry Association, at which Chen Liang, senior agronomist of Dow AgroSciences, reported on the invention process of arylpicolinate herbicides and introduced RinskorTM (active ingredient: florpyrauxifen), a leading product of the family.