Syngenta Crop Protection Announces PLINAZOLIN® Technology: Setting a New Standard in Innovative Insect Control

Farmer in a soybean field

BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 24, 2021--

Syngenta Crop Protection announces PLINAZOLIN ® technology a new and innovative active ingredient with a novel Mode of Action (IRAC Group 30) for insect control that will help growers protect their crops from a wide range of pests.

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PLINAZOLIN ® technology delivers a new standard of performance, particularly against pests for which existing products no longer can provide effective control. It provides an effective solution in resistance management strategies and replaces older, less effective chemistries. The sunlight stability and rain-resistant properties of PLINAZOLIN ® technology allow for longer spray intervals and fewer applications aimed at improving crop productivity and quality.

“The launch of this new technology is a result of our ongoing commitment to investing in the long-term development of innovative and effective solutions that increase crop productivity in an environmentally sustainable and responsible way. It’s exciting that growers in Argentina will be the first to benefit,” said Jon Parr, President Global Crop Protection at Syngenta. “Pests and diseases are a continually evolving threat, and the changing environment makes it even harder for farmers to grow their crops. Delivering farmers state-of-the-art and efficacious solutions to safeguard their crops is precisely what Syngenta Crop Protection is all about.”

PLINAZOLIN ® technology will deliver unprecedented insect control on stinkbugs, mites, thrips, caterpillars, flies, and beetles. It will be commercialized in more than 40 countries and in over 40 crops, including soybean, corn, rice, coffee, cotton, and a wide range of fruits and vegetables. The technology also has the potential to be used in forestry and professional pest management programs, and as a seed treatment application.

PLINAZOLIN ® technology will be marketed under the brand name VIRANTRA™ in Argentina. Further registrations will follow over the next two to five years.

About Syngenta

Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies, comprised of Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds are part of Syngenta Group. In more than 100 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to accelerating innovation for farmers and nature, striving for regenerative agriculture, helping people stay safe and healthy and partnering for impact.

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©2021 Syngenta. Rosentalstrasse 67, 4058 Basel, Switzerland. PLINAZOLIN ® and the Syngenta logo are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Media Relations

media.relations@syngenta.comHead Crop Protection Communications North America

Paul Minehart

+1-763-218-5907

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SOURCE: Syngenta

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PUB: 11/24/2021 08:00 AM/DISC: 11/24/2021 08:02 AM

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