Arysta to debut PI’s Banzai in W Africa
Arysta LifeScience’s (part of Platform Specialty Products) regional business for Africa, India and the Middle East (AIME) is to launch UK plant health company Plant Impact’s (PI) stress-tolerant Banzai biofungicide in West Africa. Banzai is a foliar spray application used for the control of cocoa black pod (Phytophthora spp) among other diseases. It is based on PI’s Alethea abiotic stress technology. Arysta is to exclusively market the product in the cocoa-producing countries of Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria and Togo.