agrochemicals


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agrochemicals

The chemical fertilizers and pesticides underpinning modern agriculture.
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IT does appear the government at the centre is playing the ostrich over its continued silence on the controversy trailing the back and forth arguments between two of its agencies on the use or ban of methyl bromide (an agrochemical used as soil sterilant and pesticide) by farmers for pest control.
According to new report available with Million Insights, Agrochemicals market is driven by growing awareness among farming communities in the developing nations coupled with pursuit of innovative farming practices.
The details of the documents filed by the Attorney General's team indicated that agrochemicals - fertilisers, fungicides and insecticides - procured through sole source constituted almost double the price of that for restrictive tendering.
Jim Wilson, managing director of SoilEssentials, said: "The aim is that in the very near future we will have technology available which can ensure accurate differentiation between crop and weed species and therefore enable precision targeting of agrochemicals.
After seizing of agrochemicals, 544 FIRs had been registered besides arresting 133 accused, they added.
As a strategy for workers', population and environmental health surveillance, we conducted a study in which we described the distribution of sown areas in agricultural plantations, use of agrochemicals, and consequent effects on the workers' and population health (acute intoxication, malformations and cancer) reported for counties.
AAK said counterfeits account for 15 to 20 per cent of agrochemicals being distributed in the country, posing a threat to farmers and the environment.
Most farmers believe the problem is with the chemicals they are buying from retailers.Some of these agrochemicals especially the ones for controlling spread of CBD it seems are fake from what I have witnessed.
Looking in turn at agrochemical formulations, paints and coatings, and food colloids, Tadros surveys applications of colloid and interface science.
Ingestion of toxic dose of mixture of agrochemicals might have disturbed ruminal ecosystem leading to impaction.
ZEN-NOH recognizes that lowering agrochemical costs requires seeking out demand and expanding its sales of agrochemical active ingredients(1) in domestic non-crop markets(2) as well as overseas, and accelerating the addition of generic (non-patent) agrochemicals to its range of product offerings.