Diseases

Marrone Bio, Vive to combine technologies for new bio crop protection products

Marrone Bio Innovations, an international leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, and Vive Crop Protection, a leader in Precis... more »

Vive Crop Protection gets $7.2 million to expand precision chemistry footprint in US

Vive Crop Protection recently announced a $7.2 million investment from Urbana Corporation to enhance the company's precision agriculture tools. The... more »

California looking at chlorpyrifos alternatives

A report issued July 16 identifies alternatives for California growers to the banned pesticide chlorpyrifos and calls for continued work towards safer... more »

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Gates-led funding spurs new chemical company to focus on developing nations

Aiming to kick-start the crop protection industry’s stalled R&D pipelines to develop novel, safer products for the global farming community, En... more »

Powdery scab suppression remains elusive so far

Powdery scab, caused by Spongospora subterranea, is a worrisome disease for potato growers around the world for a variety of reasons. Powdery sca... more »

RPA-based tobacco rattle virus testing method announced by Agdia

Agdia has announced the commercialization of a rapid, PCR-alternative testing to detect tobacco rattle virus (TRV). Tobacco rattle virus, or tobrav... more »

Ralstonia presence eliminated from US greenhouses, USDA reports

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and its State partners have successfully completed ... more »

Idaho awards grants for PVY, soil health, dehy potato export studies

Interest in the Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s annual specialty crop program was up considerably this year compared with last year. ISDA... more »

Vive Crop Protection fungicide receives rare distinction from McCain Foods

Potato processing giant McCain Foods USA included Xyler FC, a metalaxyl-based fungicide from Vive Crop Protection, in its contracts with Columbia Basi... more »


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