Certis to sell Kumiai agchem in Spain
Mitsui & Co's agrochemical distribution company, Certis Europe, is to distribute Kumiai Chemical’s fungicide, Japica (mepanipyrim), in Spain from next season. The specialty product will be added to Certis IPM compatible fungicide range, which includes the fungicide, Cercobin (thiophanate-methyl), and the Trichoderma harzianum and T viride-based biofungicide, Tusal, it says. Mepanipyrim has EU approval for the control of Botrytis spp on aubergines, grapevines, strawberries and tomatoes. Kumiai acquired a stake in Certis Europe two years ago ( Agrow No 580, p 2).