Dow unveils more details on fungicide for cereal crops ahead of launch

Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company, released new details this week about its plan to market a new fungicide developed to control key diseases in cereal crops. Inatreq, a product derived from naturally occurring material, represents a new market opportunity for Dow AgroSciences, with expected annual sales eventually to exceed $200 million. Read More »

Purdue study suggests biological mechanism behind release of scent compounds from plants

Purdue University said Aug. 4 that research suggests active biological mechanisms transport scent and taste compounds known as volatiles from plant cells to the atmosphere. The finding could help researchers boost plant health and defenses, develop new ways to manage pests, engineer smells and flavors and control the timing and release of volatiles. Read More »