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Dow insecticide receives US regulatory approval

8:22 AM MDT | May 7, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Dow AgroSciences says US regulatory authorities have approved a new insecticidal active ingredient, sulfoxaflor, to be marketed in the United States. Sulfoxaflor belongs to a novel chemical class called sulfoximines invented by Dow AgroSciences. It offers effective control of many important sap-feeding insect pests, Dow says. It can be used in a large number of major crops, including cotton, soybean, citrus, pome/stone fruit, nuts, grapes, potatoes, vegetables, and strawberries. The US registration and the recent Canadian registration are the result of a global...

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