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Syngenta’s Acuron herbicide moves toward EPA registration

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announced that its Acuron corn herbicide has received a new brand signature, which advances the product toward EPA registration. The company anticipates the herbicide will be available for the 2015 growing season.

Acuron features four active ingredients and three modes of action, and the product will control more than 70 broadleaf weeds and annual grasses. Those include giant ragweed, common ragweed, marestail, kochia, Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, cocklebur, Russian thistle, sunflower and morningglory.

Growers and retailers will have a chance to see Acuron in 25–30 university trials and 15–20 Syngenta field trials this summer.

Learn more about Acuron [3].

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