DDT (Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane)

Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, commonly known as DDT, is a colourless, tasteless, and almost odourless crystalline chemical compound, an organochlorine. Originally developed as an insecticide, it became infamous for its environmental impacts (see Silent Spring). DDT...

GMO vines

Genetically modified vines: Compared to annual staple crops like wheat, barley or maize, perennials like vines are seen as less lucrative candidates for genetic modification, although Champagne house Moët et Chandon genetically modified Chardonnay vines to resist fan...

Domodossola

Domodossola is a city and comune in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, in the Piemonte (Piedmont) region of northern Italy. It was also known as Oscela, Oscella, Oscella dei Leponzi, Ossolo, Ossola Lepontiorum, and Domo...

Fenarimol

Fenarimol | A systemic fungicide used against powdery mildew (oïdium). Fenarimol (sold under the Rubigan® brand owned by DuPont) is a DMI (demethylation inhibitor). Fenarimol causes phytotoxicity on young shoots in the spring and its use is limited in table grapes for...

Cymoxanil

Cymoxanil | Cymoxanil was first introduced in 1977. It is an acetimide compound used as both a curative and preventative foliar fungicide. In Europe it has been sold for use on grapes, potatoes, tomatoes, hops, sugarbeets and other vegetable crops. Cymoxanil’s...