Engage Agro to sell MBI's Grandevo PTO in US
The US biopesticide company, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI – Davis, California), has appointed Canadian agrochemical company Engage Agro’s US subsidiary, Engage Agro USA (Prescott, Arizona), as the exclusive US distributor of MBI’s bioinsecticide, Grandevo PTO ( Chromobacterium substugae strain PRAA4-1T). Grandevo PTO is for use in turf, ornamental and greenhouse markets for the control of aphids, whiteflies, thrips and lepidopteran pests. MBI introduced Grandevo in the US in 2011 ( Agrow No 626, p 25). The biopesticide firm recently appointed Engage Agro as US distributor for its biofungicide, Regalia PTO ( Reynoutria sachalinensis extract – Agrow No 656, p 5).