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Set Alert for Biologicals

US EPA to OK Bayer/Monsanto biopesticide PGR

The US EPA has proposed the approval of Bayer legacy company Monsanto's biopesticide plant growth regulator, LCO (lipochitooligosaccharide) MOR116. 

Biologicals Seed treatments

US EPA to OK BVT's Vectorite with CR-7

The US EPA has proposed the approval of Canadian company Bee Vectoring Technologies' (BVT – Mississauga, Ontario) bee vectored biofungicide, Vectorite with CR-7 (Clonostachys rosea strain CR-7). 

Biologicals United States

US EPA to OK Andermatt's Loopex

The US EPA has proposed the approval of Swiss biopesticide company Andermatt Biocontrol's viral insecticide, Loopex (Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus strain FV#11), for the control of cabbage loopers (Trichoplusia ni). 

Biologicals United States

French emergency approval for Eden's Mevalone

UK biological crop protection company Eden Research's commercial partner, Sumitomo Corporation subsidiary Sumi Agro France, has received a 120-day "emergency use" authorisation in France for Eden's biofungicide, Mevalone.

Biopesticides Sumitomo Corporation

Brazil Anvisa OKs two biocontrols

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has recommended the approval of two biological pesticides as new active ingredients.

Brazil Anvisa Product Approvals

Canada to OK continued use of Mycostop

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency has proposed the continued registration of Finnish company Verdera's biofungicide, Mycostop (Streptomyces griseoviridis strain K61), following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient. 

Canada PMRA

Backing for two EU biopesticide approvals

EU member states have voted in favour of proposed approvals of two biofungicides.

Biologicals Europe

FMC seeks US EPA approval for two new biofungicides

FMC has submitted applications for two new biofungicides and associated formulated products to the US EPA Office of Pesticide Programs Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD).

FMC Biopesticides

Australia OKs BASF's Serifel

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has approved BASF's biofungicide, Serifel (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain MBI 600).

Australia Biopesticides

New EU biostimulant rules in force

New EU legislation that brings plant biostimulants within the scope of revised laws on fertilisers comes into force on July 15th.

Europe EU

PHC/Wilbur-Ellis agree Harpin technology distribution deal

The US-based, UK-listed bioproducts company, Plant Health Care (PHC – Raleigh, North Carolina), has agreed a distribution deal with US agrochemical distributor Wilbur-Ellis (Walnut Creek, California) for its disease resistance activator, Harpin αβ technology.

Deals Biostimulants

MBI wins key claims for a Grandevo patent

The US biopesticide company, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI - Davis, California), has been granted “key claims” by the US Patent and Trademark Office for aspects of its bioinsecticide, Grandevo (Chromobacterium subtsugae strain PRAA4-1T).

Marrone Bio Innovations Biologicals
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