Biocontrols

ALLUMA marketed as a biological ‘synergist’ for insecticides

Visalia, California-based Sym-Agro is marketing a product for making tank mixes of insecticide more effective on fruit and vegetable plants. The product, brand name ALLUMA, is a high-potency broad-spectrum, plant-based... more »

Future trends in biological control popular conference topic

Future trends in biological control − as well as potential opportunities and obstacles, including constraints surrounding the development of novel bio-pesticides − proved a popular session at the recent IUPAC2019 Conference in Westerlo, Berlin. The... more »

Researchers cite ideal areas, timing for biological control of stink bug

Biological control of the brown marmorated stink bug, an invasive pest that devastates gardens and crops, would be more effective in natural areas bordering crops or at times when certain insecticides aren’t being applied, according to a... more »

Biopesticide company Vestaron receives $40M in Series B financing

Vestaron, a company, dedicated to improving the safety, efficacy and sustainability of crop protection through its development of peptide-based biopesticides, announces its $40 million Series B Financing, led by Novo Holdings A/S. Novo Holdings joins... more »

Summit Agro USA’s Timorex Gold registered in California

Summit Agro USA has received registration in California for Timorex Gold, a natural botanical broad-spectrum fungicide. Timorex Gold is the world’s leading biofungicide and used in nearly 40 countries worldwide. It provides strong control of... more »

Virosoft CP4 adds label for oriental fruit moth control

BioTEPP, a biotech company, recently received approval from the EPA to add the oriental fruit moth (OFM) to the list of insect pests that can be controlled by its biopesticide, Virosoft CP4. Agronomist Michel Tremblay,... more »

Seipasa, Summit Agro USA to distribute Seican biopesticide in the US

Seipasa, the Spanish international company specializing in the development and formulation of biopesticides, biostimulants and fertilizers for agriculture, and Summit Agro USA, dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to the crop protection market, have reached an... more »

BioTEPP appoints two to board of directors

BioTEPP, the manufacturer of biopesticide Virosoft CP4, recently appointed two new people to its Board of Directors, Sylvain Lavoie and Hugo St-Laurent. Virosoft is registered and marketed in Canada and the United States where BioTEPP... more »

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