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Propineb   Monday – September 24, 2018
Access to full study reports for Propineb
Propineb known under the major brand Antracol® is one of the three big multi-site fungicides in the world, mainly for application in horticulture as well as in rice in more than 50 countries in Asia and Latin America. Besides the fungicidal activity against Anthracnosis and Leaf spots, Propineb’s Zinc content results in a plant strengthening, visible greening effect. Multi-sites like Antracol® are part of Bayer’s resistance management programs and to close portfolio gaps.
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flupyradifurone   Monday – August 27, 2018
Access to full study reports for Flupyradifurone
Flupyradifurone known under the major brand SIVANTO® is the latest sucking insecticide in Bayer’s crop protection portfolio for worldwide use. This innovative compound is primarily for use in a wide variety of fruit and vegetable crops as well as plantation (citrus, coffee, cocoa), tropical fruits and defined broad acre crops. It performs well against a large spectrum of mostly sucking pests including aphids, whiteflies, psyllids, scales, scirtothrips, leafhoppers, mealy bugs, coffee leaf miner, lygus bugs and cocoa mirids. SIVANTO® meets the diverse safety needs in modern applied agriculture and fulfills today’s regulatory requirements for an IPM (Integrated Pest Management) friendly insecticide.
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Mesosulfuron   Wednsday – July 18, 2018
Access to full study reports for Mesosulfuron
Mesosulfuron-methyl known under the brand Atlantis® is one of the leading cereal herbicides for post-emergence Alopecurus myosuroides control strategies and further important grass weeds in wheat, rye and triticale. To enhance farmer`s productivity Mesosulfuron-methyl belongs to Bayer`s Integrated Weed Management programs delivering customized agronomic solutions for optimized weed control and maximum yield protection.
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How easy is it to bring a new pesticide to market?   Tuesday – July 10, 2018
How easy is it to bring a new pesticide to market? Find out by watching our new video!
We understand: Pesticides might seem scary. They’re chemicals, and chemicals can be harmful – right? Well, that’s why you can’t just take chemicals and sell them as pesticides straight away. There are regulations, restrictions, permissions and processes in place which make sure that each product reaches the highest possible safety standards for humans, animals, and the environment. And if it doesn’t match up, it doesn’t get sold. Want to know more about the process? Be a Fact Guy and watch our new video.
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Access to full study reports for Propoxycarbazone   Tuesday – July 4, 2018
Access to full study reports for Propoxycarbazone
Propoxycarbazone – sodium is the active ingredient of Bayer´s cereal herbicide Attribut®, which is applied post-emergence in wheat, rye and triticale to control several important grass weeds such as Alopecurus myosuroides, Apera spica-venti, hard to control Bromus species and the perennial grass weed Agropyron repens. To maximize performance and to ensure sustainable future grass-weed control Propoxycarbazone – sodium is part of Bayer´s Integrated Weed Management Program.
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Toxic pesticide residues in your food   Monday – May 28, 2018
Toxic pesticide residues in your food? Fact or fiction? Watch the video!
To be frank: Who isn’t scared about the idea of having traces of “something chemical” on their apple or banana? Who wouldn’t feel uneasy about it? While this is a common feeling people have about pesticide residues in our food, many lack factual information about why pesticides at all are needed, how they are applied, what the legal framework is for residues in our food and if these residues are at all dangerous. We have gathered some facts to answer exactly these questions in the following video.
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Ripe grapes sunshine   Monday – May 28, 2018
Access to full study reports for Fenhexamid
Fenhexamid, a fungicide known under Bayer’s brand name Teldor*, has been delivering Botrytis control on a variety of fruits and vegetables including grapes and soft fruits for almost two decades now. Fenhexamid is a crucial alternation partner in disease resistance management programs and is best used in a preventative program. It inhibits the germ tube growth and prevents the penetration of the fungus into the plant tissue resulting in an effective and long-lasting protection.
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Bayer biocontrol agents included in the Transparency Initiative   Monday – May 7, 2018
Bayer biocontrol agents included in the Transparency Initiative
Coniothyrium minitans CON/M/91-08 is the first biological product to which full access to safety studies is granted. Contans WG, based on the natural occurring soil fungus C. minitans, is a biological fungicide with a specific antagonistic action against the remaining surviving structures (sclerotia) of the plant pathogens Sclerotinia spp. Best and sustainable results are achieved, if Contans WG is strategically integrated in the crop rotation. In lettuce, for example, it is one of the best available tools controlling S. sclerotiorum.
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  Tuesday – April 24, 2018
Access to full study reports for Iodosulfuron-Methyl-Sodium
Do you want to learn more about an active substance used in crop protection products for weed control? We enabled non-commercial access to our full safety study reports for the herbicide active substance Iodosulfuron-Methyl-Sodium and a representative formulated product.
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Bayer responds to the EU Public Consultation on General Food Law   Monday – March 19, 2018
Bayer responds to the EU Public Consultation on General Food Law
The European Commission has launched a public consultation to receive feedback about various aspects of “the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain”. We as Bayer highly appreciate the EU Commission’s call for more transparency and herewith want to share our position and answers to the Commission’s questionnaire.
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  Tuesday – March 13, 2018
Bayer moves its transparency initiative into the next phase
First full, in-depth safety studies are accessible via the Bayer platform / Bayer reconfirms its commitment to transparency by supporting the European Commission’s call for greater transparency around crop protection safety studies ...
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Without crop protection, 80% of crops could be lost to pests, diseases, and weeds.