Philadelphia, PA, United States
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FMC Corporation is an American chemical manufacturing company headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. FMC employs some 5,500 people world wide, and had gross revenues of US$ 3.4 billion in 2011. Wikipedia.

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Provided is a composition containing an admixture of xanthan gum and konjac mannan in a specific weight ratio that is useful for making a stable aqueous hydrocolloid. Also provided is a stabilized drink composition containing an admixture of a specific weight ratio of xanthan gum to konjac mannan, protein solids, water and optionally a salt. Also provided is a method for stabilizing aqueous colloid suspensions. Also provided is a method for stabilizing drink compositions.


Compositions and methods include a new strain of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens having activity against plant pathogens. The compositions are useful for benefiting plant growth and/or conferring protection against a pathogenic infection when applied to plant foliage, flowers, fruits, bark, roots, seeds, callus tissue, grafts, cuttings, surrounding soil or growth medium, and soil or growth medium concomitant with sowing seed and planting callus tissue, grafts, and cuttings. The compositions containing the Bacillus amyloliquefaciens RTI472 strain can be applied alone or in combination with other microbial, biological, or chemical insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, bacteriocides, herbicides, plant extracts, plant growth regulators, or fertilizers. In one example, the Bacillus amyloliquefaciens RTI472 strain can be delivered to the plant as part of an integrated pest management program, with other microbial or chemical insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, bacteriocides, herbicides, plant extracts, and plant growth regulators.


Methods for the selective control of a plant in the Brassicaceae family in a cereal crop that include the steps of applying to the Brassicaceae plant a herbicidally effective amount of a composition that includes (a) a photosystem II inhibitor and (b) a protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor are presented.


The present invention provides a lithium metal powder protected by a substantially continuous layer of a polymer. Such a substantially continuous polymer layer provides improved protection such as compared to typical CO_(2)-passivation.


Patent
FMC Corporation | Date: 2017-02-02

The present invention relates to liquid termiticide compositions comprising a pyrethroid and a neonicotinoid selected from the group consisting of imidacloprid, nithiazine, thiamethoxam, dinotefuran, nitenpyram, thiacloprid and clothianadin, these compositions result in an increase in termite mortality at low application rates and a continuous chemical barrier of a termiticide in soil surrounding and beneath a structure in a locus where termites are suspected or known to exist.


Patent
FMC Corporation | Date: 2017-05-03

The present invention is directed to agricultural formulations containing an agriculturally active ingredient in a suitable solvent system for generating foam containing formulations for application in a furrow in the form of a foam. The agriculturally active ingredient may be an insecticide, a pesticide, a fungicide, an herbicide, a fertilizer, or a combination thereof.


Patent
FMC Corporation | Date: 2017-01-18

In one aspect, the present invention is directed to a method of making a controlled release solid dosage form having an ethylcellulose coating layer, which layer comprises a coalescing agent which is an organic ester having an HLB Value of from 3 to 8. The use of such coalescing agent permits the formation of an effective controlled release coating without the need for a further curing step after the coating process. In other aspects, this invention relates to an aqueous dispersion useful in such method; as well as to the coated dosage form produced.


Patent
FMC Corporation | Date: 2017-06-21

The present invention is directed to a composition comprising i) a microencapsulated pesticide, ii) a dispersant selected from the group consisting of a a lignin, b) a lignosulfonate salt and c) a lignosulfonate salt combined with the sodium salt of substituted naphthalene sulfonate formaldehyde polymer, iii) a salt selected from the group consisting of magnesium sulfate, sodium chloride, sodium nitrate and calcium chloride, and iv) a non-encapsulated pesticide. The present invention is also directed to methods of making and using the compositions of the present invention.


The present invention is directed to novel insecticidal and/or miticidal compositions comprising bifenthrin and a cyano-pyrethroid. The compositions exhibit an unexpected increase in insecticidal activity as compared to the insecticidal activity of the individual components.


Patent
FMC Corporation | Date: 2017-09-20

Compositions and methods for controlling volunteer crop weeds in a crop by applying to weeds a herbicidally effective amount of a synergistic herbicidal composition that includes bromoxynil and a protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitor are disclosed.

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