Product Approved to Fight Rice Pests in Louisiana & Texas

Delta Farm Press

Belchim Crop Protection USA (Belchim USA), a leading supplier of innovative crop protection products, has announced that Tenchu 20SG is approved for emergency usage in Texas and Louisiana to combat the non-native pest species, the rice delphacid. Rice delphacid (Tagosodes orizicolus) causes direct damage to rice by sucking up plant juices causing “hopperburn” that can lead to systematic dehydration of the plant.