Corteva, Symborg offer microbe-based nitrogen fixation product for farmers

Corteva Agriscience and Symborg, an expert in microbiological technologies, recently announced a multi-year agreement around a microbe-based nitrogen fixation product in the United States, Canada, Brazil and Argentina. Through the agreement, Symborg is providing an exclusive distribution license to Corteva for th...Read more

Azelis India to extend portfolio with acquisition of Spectrum Chemicals' distribution assets

Azelis, an innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients distribution industry, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the distribution assets of the Indian companies Spectrum Chemicals and Nortons Exim Private Limited (“Spectrum”). Both companies are owned b...Read more

FMC Corporation's novel herbicide tetflupyrolimet bags 'new mode of action' classification

FMC Corporation, a leading agricultural sciences company, obtained a new mode of action classification for its proprietary herbicide molecule, tetflupyrolimet. It is the first active ingredient in the Herbicide Resistance Action Committee (HRAC) and Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) Group 28 and the first new...Read more

Indian chemicals industry expected to reach $304 Bn by 2025: D V Sadananda Gowda  

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers D.V. Sadananda Gowda virtually addressed the National Dialogue on Manufacturing Excellence and Innovation for Competitiveness and Sustainability of Chemicals Manufacturing in New Delhi, recently. Secretary, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Yogendra Tripathi; Additional S...Read more

ADAMA Ltd records robust Q4 FY2020 growth

ADAMA Ltd. has reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full-year period ended December 31, 2020. Commenting on the results, Erik Fyrwald, Chairman of ADAMA's Board of Directors, said, "ADAMA ended 2020 on an extremely strong note, delivering a record fourth quarter, driving growth over the fu...Read more

Isoprenol market to grow exponentially from increased ultilisation in Crop Protection

In the agrochemicals sector, isoprenol is widely utilised to make insecticides and pesticides. The global isoprenol market is significantly being influenced by the growth of the agrochemicals industry. Isoprenol is being investigated for possibly engineering antiviral drugs for the t...Read more

Bayer  wins ‘Best Employer in India’ award 4 years in a row

Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of healthcare and agriculture, has been named by Kincentric as one of India’s “Best Employers” for 2020. This is the fourth consecutive year since 2017 that Bayer has bagged this award. Bayer has been recognized for its outstanding p...Read more

CropLife India Awarded bags FICCI Award for 'Changing Public Perception in Indian Chem 2021'

CropLife India, an association of 15 R&D driven member companies, was awarded for Commendable Work for Changing Public Perception in India in India Chem 2021; an event jointly organized by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India and Federation of Indian Cham...Read more

Centre expects Rs 10 lakh Cr investment in Indian chemical industry by 2025

 DV Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt of India recently  said that the Indian chemicals and petrochemicals industry is growing to new heights, and he made it clear that investments worth Rs 10 lakh crore will happen in the industry by 2025.  Gowda was addressing the ina...Read more

UPL to manufacture and supply FMC's active ingredient Rynaxypyr in India

 Agrochemical major, UPL Ltd has announced a long-term strategic collaboration with FMC Corporation, a leading global agricultural sciences company. The agreement provides UPL access in key markets prior to patent expiration, to commercialize Rynaxypyr® active, FMC’s leading insecticide. As per the ...Read more

Bayer Crop Science registers higher sales in Latin America and Asia in 2020  

  In the agricultural business (Crop Science), Bayer increased sales by 1.3 percent (Fx & portfolio adj.) to 18.840 billion euros. The businesses in the Latin America and Asia/Pacific regions contributed to the increase, while declines occurred particularly in North America. Sales growth was particul...Read more

Chemicals Min presents 10th 'National awards for Technology Innovation'

Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers, D V Sadananda Gowda, presented the 10th National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals & Downstream Plastics Processing Industry to the Awardees at a function held on February 23, 2021, at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary (C...Read more