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Posted 11 August 2008. PMN Crop News.

Endigo Insecticide Registered for Soybeans

Syngenta Crop Protection.

Greensboro, North Carolina (July 31, 2008)--Syngenta Crop Protection announced today that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Section 3 registration for the use of Endigo™ insecticide on soybeans.


With proven success in cotton, Endigo insecticide protects against key soybean foliar insect pests that damage the crop during reproductive growth stages. As a superior tool for resistance management, Endigo combines the proven performance of lambda-cyhalothrin and thiamethoxam, offering effective knockdown and long residual control of a broad range of damaging pests, such as soybean aphid, bean leaf beetle, Japanese beetle, grasshoppers, worms and stink bugs.

“We believe the registration for Endigo on soybeans will be helpful for growers who experience infestations of tough damaging pests, especially stink bugs, bean leaf beetle, Japanese beetle and soybean aphid,” said Jeff Cecil, insecticide brand manager with Syngenta Crop Protection. “Endigo is an excellent broad spectrum foliar product, and with full rates of two modes of action in a single application, will be an exceptional fit in a complete soybean insect management program.”

Initial sales of Endigo insecticide will begin this year in the southern United States. Syngenta has planned a limited launch for 2009 with a full launch of Endigo insecticide anticipated for 2010 to allow for adequate market supply.

More information is available from your sales representative or by calling the Syngenta Customer Center at 866-SYNGENTA (866-796-4368). Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. The company is a leader in crop protection, and ranks third in the high-value commercial seeds market. Sales in 2007 were approximately $9.2 billion. Syngenta employs over 21,000 people in more than 90 countries. Syngenta is listed on the Swiss stock exchange (SYNN) and in New York (SYT). Further information is available at

Important: Always read and follow label instructions when buying or using this product. Endigo is a Restricted Use Pesticide. Endigo™ and the Syngenta logo are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.