Brazilian Government Approves 51 Additional Pesticides, Totaling 262 This Year

Among the products released to farmers is the active ingredient sulfoxaflor, which is being studied abroad and is linked to the mitigation of bee swarms. The Ministry is promising rules for defensive use.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Agriculture approved, on Monday, July 22nd, the registration of more than 51 pesticides, totaling 262 this year. The pace of release of new pesticides is the highest ever seen for the period.

Of this total, seven are formula-based products, those that farmers may buy in agricultural supplies stores. The active principle sulfoxaflor, which controls insects attacking fruits and grains, such as the whitefly and psyllids, is found in . . .

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