Certis USA/Engage Agro in Canadian Cyd-X deal
Mitsui & Co’s US biopesticide subsidiary, Certis USA (Columbia, Maryland), has appointed Canadian agrochemical firm Engage Agro (Guelph, Ontario), as distributor for its bioinsecticide, Cyd-X ( Cydia pomonella granulosis virus), in Canada. Cyd-X is Certis USA’s first product to be registered in Canada. It is for the control of codling moths ( C pomonella) in apples and pears. Engage Agro commercial sales manager Don Surgeoner describes Cyd-X as “the best formulated insecticidal virus on the market”.