Stockton Gets Biofungicide Registration in China

Stockton STK, a developer and marketer of botanical based biopesticides, announced that its Timorex Gold biofungicide obtained registration from the Ministry of Agriculture People’s Republic of China for the control of fungal plant diseases powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca macularis) on strawberries and early blight (Alternaria solani) on tomato.

Stockton has pioneered plant extract biopesticides with its flagship biofungicide, Timorex Gold, used in conventional spraying programs for sustainable crop production. In China, Timorex Gold presents a true alternative for the tomato and strawberry producers, as this natural fungicide enables chemical load reduction and is a highly effective resistance management tool. Timorex Gold not only showed equal control of most diseases on many crops when joint spray program with conventional fungicides also can improve quality of fruits and vegetables.

“China approval is an important milestone for Timorex Gold. We project a big future in this market,” stated Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton. “This is a significant confirmation of our product’s platform, paving the way for the flow of our new and innovative products and for sustainable crop protection.”

Agriculture is a vital industry in China, employing over 300 million farmers and the second-largest economy in the world, growing rapidly, around 26% shares, in the Asia-Pacific biopesticides market. Timorex Gold registration approval in China will be a very helpful tool to support Chinese government agenda to reduce chemical pesticide and chemical fertilizer application policy.

“Our registration in China is extremely important for our Timorex Gold. We anticipate a great commercial future for our product in this significant market,” concluded Guy Elitzur.

Topics: ,

Asia

Agrichemicals

Overview of the Indian Crop Protection Market

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy with 52% of the population engaged in agriculture and related activities. But the

Flag of China
Agrichemicals

Top 10 Glyphosate Exporters in China for 2016

Fuhua Tongda was the biggest exporter of glyphosate in China in 2016.

Agrichemicals

Mitsui Acquires 10% Stake in Belchim Crop Protection

The companies cited lengthy development cycles, increased regulatory demands and costs and market changes for intensifying their cooperation.

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta Sales Boosted by Strength in Europe, Africa and Middle East

The company expects its pending merger with ChemChina to close in the second quarter of 2017.

Americas

Bi-PA Invests in Innovate AG’s Novel Bioinsecticide

Bi-PA has acquired a 25% shareholding position in Innovate AG, an Australian company that has patented a plant extract to

Agrichemicals

India’s Registration Committee Adopts New Rules for Import and Manufacturing

The Registration Committee considered the governments “Make in India” agenda while deliberating issues and suggesting various changes to the rules

Americas

Nufarm to Distribute Marrone’s Grandevo in Australia, New Zealand

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. and Nufarm Australia Limited announced the signing of a commercial agreement to develop GRANDEVO Bioinsecticide, with Nufarm to be the exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand.

Africa/Middle East

Conference Highlights Stoller Product Performance on Crops Across the Globe

Stoller Group might have 14 wholly owned subsidiaries operating in more than 50 countries around the world, but the 46-year-old

Asia

Adama Partners with AgroWebLab to Optimize Inputs with Sensors

Adama Agricultural Solutions is partnering with AgroWebLab, an Israeli agri-tech company, to introduce innovative decision-support systems into agriculture. AgroWebLab has

Agrichemicals

Opinion: Trump’s Trans-Pacific Partnership Decision a Head Scratcher

Editor’s Note: Matthew J. Grassi is Field Editor with CropLife® magazine a sister publication to AgriBusiness Global. Matthew can be reached

Agrichemicals

BASF Enters Indian Crop Protection Market for Rice

Range of new solutions to boost rice yields in India by managing diseases, weeds and pests.

Asia

India’s Registration Committee Investigates Biostimulants

The 371st Meeting of Registration Committee (RC) was held under the Chairmanship of Dr. J.S. Sandhu, Deputy Director General (Crops

Africa/Middle East

An Invitation to Be Rewarded for Environmental Excellence

Dear Crop Protection Professional, As an AgriBusiness Global™ reader, you’re no doubt aware we organize the Environmental Respect Awards each

Americas

Bayer, MS Technologies Get China Approval for Balance GT Soybeans

MS Technologies and Bayer have received import approval from China for Balance GT soybeans. The new Balance GT Soybean Performance System will

Africa/Middle East

Farmers Scrutinize Costs as Acreage for Major Crops Decreases

The total planting area of eight staple crops in the United States will decline almost annually through 2026, with acreage

Agrichemicals

Syngenta CEO Expects Merger Regulatory Approval Soon – Reuters

Syngenta Chief Executive Erik Fyrwald expects regulatory approval soon for ChemChina’s proposed $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides and

Agrichemicals

Jiangxi Heyi to Acquire Stake in Changlong Chemicals

Changlong Chemical’s net assets valuation reached 372 million yuan as of By Dec. 31, 2016, Dec. 31, 2016.

Agrichemicals

CAC Continues to Expand

Q How will this show compare to last year’s show in terms of exhibitors and attendees? 18th China International Agrochemical

Africa/Middle East

Regulatory Predictability Needed for an Industry Committed to Innovation

The crop protection industry helps millions of farmers grow their crops every year. From Asia to Africa and from Europe

Latest News

Agrichemicals

BASF Agricultural Solutions Quarterly Sales Jump 10%

BASF’s Agricultural Solutions business posted a 10% in quarterly sales on higher volumes. In the Agricultural Solutions segment, sales in

Agrichemicals

Overview of the Indian Crop Protection Market

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy with 52% of the population engaged in agriculture and related activities. But the

Agrichemicals

Top 10 Glyphosate Exporters in China for 2016

Fuhua Tongda was the biggest exporter of glyphosate in China in 2016.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta’s Minecto Pro Insecticide Approved by EPA

Minecto Pro insecticide approved for use in specialty and vegetable crops to control lepidopteran pests as well as sucking/rasping/chewing pests.

Industry News

Novozymes Advanced Enzymes Increase Ethanol Yields, Plant Profits

Novozymes announces the launch of the Spirizyme T Portfolio, an advanced suite of glucoamylase enzymes with trehalase and other yield enhancing