Crop Biotech Update

US EPA Approves New Agrisure® Trait Stack from Syngenta

September 14, 2016

A new trait stack from Syngenta, Agrisure® 3120 E-Z Refuge®, has received registration approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Agrisure 3120 E-Z Refuge offers above-ground insect control, featuring two modes of action against corn borer and control of ear-feeding insects, with the convenience of an integrated refuge product.

Agrisure 3120 E-Z Refuge will be available for 2017 planting from Syngenta, and through licensing agreements with other seed companies. Additionally, growers will have access to the insect control benefits of Agrisure 3120 E-Z Refuge in combination with Agrisure Artesian® technology for water optimization designated as Agrisure 3120A E-Z Refuge.

For more information, read the news release at the Syngenta website.