In China, with more extensive commercialization of genetically engineered crops, people pay more attention to their advantages and disadvantages gradually. How genetically engineered crops influence the pesticide industry in China, domestic and overseas experts and researchers hold different attitudes.
Pesticide residue is an increasing concern, which is most important issue of food safety due to a series of food safety events happened since the beginning of 2010. Domestic large-scale pesticide manufacturers have improved process technology and cleaner production technology and planned to produce low toxic pesticides, such as nitenpyram, thiamethoxam. Small-scale expansion and relocation are the dominant motif of company dynamics.
Up to 10th May 2010, main plant diseases and insect pests on wheat suffered slight occurrence compared with previous year. And occurrence of migration insect pests from Southeast Asia has been becoming more and more serious in coastland and south area of Guangxi. Chlorpyrifos and nitenpyram see bright prospects in China. In addition, SC will become a main trend for insecticide formulation in the future.
During 2010 and beyond, we will cover a wide variety of issues related to insecticide market in China, including company dynamics, crop insect pests, supply and demand, price monitoring, related policies/ registration, raw materials/ intermediates, expiring patent, etc.
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