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IRAC is an international group of more than 150 members of the Crop Protection Industry organised by sector and region to advise on the prevention and management of insecticide resistance.

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Resistance is ‘a heritable change in the sensitivity of a pest population, reflected in the repeated failure of a product to achieve the expected level of control when used as instructed for that pest species’.

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MoA classification Group 4E for triflumezopyrim, the new rice hopper insecticide from Dupont

Information from Dupont on triflumezopyrim, their new mesoionic insecticide for control of rice hoppers, has been reviewed by the IRAC MoA WG and a classification to Group 4E agreed. The first registration for triflumezopyrim is expect in 2015 after which the active will be include in the IRAC MoA Classification Scheme. Meanwhile a new appendix will be added to the scheme to cover actives such as triflumezopyrim that have been classified but are pending registration.

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