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Canada OKs Andermatt’s Helicovex

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved Swiss biopesticide company Andermatt Biocontrol’s (Grossdietwil) viral insecticide, Helicovex (Helicoverpa armigera nucleopolyhedrovirus isolate BV-0003).
Biologicals Canada

MBI submits US application for new bioherbicide

US biopesticide company Marron Bio Innovations (Davis, California) has submitted the registration package for its latest bioherbicide, MBI-014, to the US EPA.
Marrone Bio Innovations Biologicals

US EPA to approve Koppert biofungicide

The US EPA has proposed the approval of Dutch biopesticide company Koppert Biological Systems’ biofungicide, KM1110 WDG (Metschnikowia fructicola strain NRRL Y-27328), for the prevention of post-harvest decay in certain fruits and berries. 
Biologicals United States

Canada to OK pepino mosaic virus control

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the approval of pepino mosaic virus (PMV) strain CH2 isolate 1906 and PMV-01.
Biopesticides Canada

EU renewals for three ais

Formal renewals of EU approvals have been issued for FMC’s herbicide, carfentrazone-ethyl, Bayer’s Crop Science division’s fungicide, trifloxystrobin, and Italian company CBC Europe’s biofungicide, Ampelomyces quisqualis strain AQ10.
Europe EU

Chile reapproves Timorex Gold with use extensions

Chile has reapproved Israeli biopesticide company STK’s (previously Stockton) biofungicide, Timorex Gold (Melaleuca alternifolia extract), and extended its use.

Product Approvals Biologicals

EU issues list of potential low-risk ais

The European Commission has issued a list of 57 active ingredients approved under old EU agrochemical laws that may potentially be classified as “low-risk” under the EU agrochemical registration Regulation (1107/2009).
Europe EU

Deadline approaches for Agrow Awards applications

The deadline for making an entry to the Agrow Awards is fast approaching with one week to go until July 30th.

Operations Deals

Santa Clara/Vectorcontrol debut Tarik in Brazil

Brazilian biologicals company Vectorcontrol (Vinhedo) has presented its new bioinsecticide, Tarik (Bacillus thuringiensis).
Product Approvals Biologicals

Five US states OK MBI's Grandevo/Venerate on cannabis

Five US states and have approved the use of two US biopesticide company, Marrone Bio Innovations’ (MBI - Davis, California), biopesticides for use on cannabis.

Marrone Bio Innovations Product Approvals

Canada approves Loopex FC for outdoor use

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved Swiss company Andermatt Biocontrol’s Canadian subsidiary, Silvar Technologies’ (Fredericton, New Brunswick) bioinsecticide, Loopex FC (Autographa californica nucleopolyhedrovirus FV11). 
Biologicals Canada

Brazilian public-private partnership to develop bionematicides

Brazilian biologicals company Santa Clara Agrociencia has signed a deal with Brazilian public sector bodies to develop plant extract-based nematicides.
Brazil Embrapa Biologicals
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