Crop Protection

Battle against plant viruses leads to Humboldt Award for Pappu

Viruses are about the simplest and tiniest creatures on Earth. They also can cause an amazing amount of chaos and destruction. Washington State University virologist Hanu Pappu, like many in his field, has dedicated his life... more »

OmniLytics, Certis USA develop new bacterial control products

In a move that will provide U.S. growers with new combinations of bacterial disease control products, OmniLytics Inc., a subsidiary of Phagelux Inc., has entered into an exclusive U.S. sales and marketing collaboration with Certis... more »

University videos are guide to crop, pest management techniques

The Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management program is introducing a YouTube channel that promotes efforts of Iowa State scientists and researchers who provide means-tested crop and pest management solutions to stakeholders in Iowa and... more »

DuPont opens Industrial Biosciences’ headquarters

DuPont Industrial Biosciences (IB) officially opened the doors of its renovated global business headquarters June 8 in Wilmington, Delaware. This new center of technological innovation, known as Building E353, is part of DuPont’s Experimental Station... more »

Pursell Agri-Tech launches fertilizer plant in Alabama

Pursell Agri-Tech LLC and its industrial partner and shareholder Stamicarbon B.V., the innovation and licence company of Maire Tecnimont Group, have opened a new fertilizer coating facility in Sylacauga, Alabama. The plant that is owned... more »

Know symptoms of phytophthora on asparagus crowns, fern

Phytophthora asparagi can infect asparagus crowns in both nursery and production fields. This pathogen can be introduced early in the crown’s life as small infections on the roots (Photo 1). Over a period of growing seasons... more »

Rat birth control product offered in California

SenesTech, a pest management company, will present a rat birth control product at the Pest Control Operators Of California (PCOC) conference, held June 20-22 in South Lake... more »

Helm Agro gets California OK for Helmet, Helmet SPC herbicides

Helm Agro US, Inc. announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) has approved  Helmet and Helmet SPC herbicides for use on selected crops in that state. Helmet and Helmet SPC are Helm Agro US'  newest... more »

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