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Rice insecticides in China

Organized by CCM International Ltd., China Crop Protection Summit (CCPS) 2011 will be held on March 18th to 19th in 2011 in Shanghai, China. As an ideal platform for obtaining the latest market information and networking for key industrial leaders, CCPS covers most of the current hot topics related to crop protection industry, and one of the major topics is about rice insecticides in China.

Rice is the most important crop in China with large production and consumption. Although its planting area is over 30 million hectares, about half of the paddy fields in China frequently suffer from insects, such as striped stem borer, rice leaf roller, planthoppers, etc. Analyses show that in 2008, global rice insecticides are worth about $1.2 billion in market, accounting for over 13% of the global insecticide. With a growing food supply, the demand for rice insecticides is increasing year by year in China. Chlorpyrifos, fipronil, indoxacarb, buprofezin and isoprocarb have witnessed growing demand in rice insecticide market. Nowadays, rice insecticides with low toxicity are becoming more popular in the market and a large number of alternative products have emerged. Efficient, safe and environmentally friendly new rice insecticides are supposed to be the trend of future research and development.

Rice insecticides in China will be presented in CCPS 2011 by Dr Bin Li, Shenyang Research Institute of Chemical Industry, Sinochem Corporation. Dr Li obtained master's degree in applied chemistry at Shenyang research institute of chemical industry and got his doctor's degree in agrochemicals in 2005 at Nankai University. He has been responsible for the design and synthesis process for new organic molecules regarding biological activity screening.

In this speech, highlights include the development status of rice insecticides in overall pesticides in China, rice pests occurrence situation in China, major products and manufacturers of rice insecticides and potential products. Dr Li will firstly address the market statistics with detailed illustration of regional market division in recent years, followed by a brief introduction of some major rice pests, including regional occurrence and migration information. In addition, Dr Li will present major registered single-dose products concerning controlling pests like rice leaf roller, planthopper, striped stem borer, etc. Last but not least, the speaker will introduce new rice insecticides, including indoxacarb, flubendiamide, chlorantraniliporle, Pai Chong Ding, etc.

by S. C.
02 february 2011, World News > Asia