Biocontrols

Registration set for Valent’s Accede for effective thinning of stone fruit, apples

Valent BioSciences LLC has announced U.S. EPA registration of a new plant growth regulator, which will be marketed under the brand name Accede, utilizing the active ingredient 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid. Accede is the first plant growth... more »

AgBiome grows commercial team with four strategic hires

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina-based AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced June 3 the addition of four new team members to AgBiome’s commercial team. AgBiome’s commercial team is focused on... more »

Marking 20 years of Certis; company rebrand cements biologicals status

Against the backdrop of 20 successful years as Certis USA, the Columbia, Maryland-based company announced June 2 a brand change to Certis Biologicals. The new brand acknowledges the importance of biological-based crop inputs to farmers... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies adds new territory manager in California

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. announced May 18 that Michael Emrick has joined the company as territory manager for California. Emrick brings extensive agricultural experience and important crop and pest control certifications, which position him... more »

Gowan purchases Piemme, which has control over Isagro

Gowan Co. announced May 14 the close of the agreement to purchase all the capital of Piemme S.r.l. from Giorgio Basile and other shareholders, representing 99.9% of the corporate capital in Piemme. Piemme S.r.l. is... more »

Virtual Biopesticide Summit 2021 dates announced

The Biopesticide Summit, taking place via a virtual platform on July 6 this year, will focus on regulatory challenges and calls for reform to create a regulatory environment that nurtures and supports the bio-protection industry.... more »

Biological control for two-spotted spider mite in raspberry examined

Scott Raffle with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board in the United Kingdom AHDB  examines whether biological control methods for two-spotted spider mite can be compatible with control options for spotted wing drosophila in raspberry... more »

BioConsortia appoints Nancy Vosnidou IP and portfolio strategist

As Davis, California-based BioConsortia continues its discovery and development of powerful microbes with unique modes of action and innovates further into gene editing for microbial biopesticides and nitrogen fixation, the company has announced that Nancy... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

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