Russia boosts crop protection agents production

According to the Federal State Statistics Service, in January-March this year, the output of crop protection agents sharply increased in Russia.

As the agency reports, in the first quarter of 2020, the production of herbicides rocketed by 66.4% to 25.5 thousand tons. The production of fungicides rose by 4.9% to 6.6 thousand tons.

In March, the output of herbicides increased by 47% (compared to the same month last year) and amounted to 10.2 thousand tons. While the output of fungicides fell by 19.4% to 2.8 thousand tons.

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