Andermatt’s Madex Twin gets Russian OK
Swiss company Andermatt Biocontrol (Grossdietwil) has received provisional approval in Russia for its bioinsecticide, Madex Twin ( Cydia pomonella granulovirus). The approval is for the control of codling moths ( C pomonella) and oriental fruit moths ( Grapholita molesta) on apples, pears, peaches and nectarines. The product will be distributed in Russia by JSC Biotech Systems. Madex Twin provides excellent control, leaves zero residues and is harmless to non-target organisms, says Andermatt. It is also registered in Switzerland.