New crop protection chemical tames voracious flower pests

Kenya flowers are headed for good times with the introduction of a new crop protection chemical that controls plant eating pests within hours and continues to protect the flowers for a further one to two weeks.

Dubbed Delegate™ 250WG, the new chemical by Dow AgroSciences contains the active[...]

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