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Syngenta/WeedOut close Series A funding for biologicals business

Syngenta's venture capital business, Syngenta Ventures, and an Israel-based biologicals company, WeedOut, have closed a Series A funding round for the Israeli business.

Syngenta Investments

Bayer unveils latest biological products in Spain

Bayer's Crop Science division has unveiled its "new" biological crop protection products in Spain.

Bayer Crop Science Biologicals

Canada to expand approval of Asperello biofungicide

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the expanded approval of Spanish company Biocontrol Technologies’ biofungicide, Asperello T34 Biocontrol (Trichoderma asperellum strain T34), for use on greenhouse vegetables, ornamentals and cannabis. 

Canada PMRA

Canada OKs continued use of Mycostop

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has confirmed the continued registration of Finnish company Verdera’s biofungicide, Mycostop (Streptomyces griseoviridis strain K61), following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient and associated end-use products. 

Canada PMRA

Brazil Anvisa to OK new biocontrol agent

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has recommended the approval of the biological control agent, green lacewings (Chrysoperla externa).

Brazil Anvisa Biologicals

Syngenta unveils fungicides in Spain

Syngenta has presented two fungicides in Spain.

Syngenta Fungicides

California approval for PHC’s Employ

The US-based, UK-listed bioproducts company, Plant Health Care (PHC - Raleigh, North Carolina), has received approval in the US state of California for its harpin αβ-based product, Employ, for the suppression of nematodes in almonds, grapevines and walnuts. 

Biologicals Nematicides

FMC seeks US OK for biofungicide

The US EPA has notified receipt of applications from FMC in November 2019 to register the new biopesticide active ingredient, Bacillus velezensis strain RTI301, alone and in combination with other ais. 

Biologicals FMC

Spanish Andalusian region grants provisional approval for two fungicides

The Spanish regional Andalusian pest alert network (RAIF) has issued provisional approvals for two fungicides for use on integrated production programmes.

Bayer Crop Science Corteva Agriscience

Brazilian MPs to mull proposal to exempt biopesticide traders from certain taxes

A proposal before the Brazilian Parliament would exempt growers and importers of biological crop protection products to paying social security (Cofins) and unemployment insurance (PIS/Pasep) contributions.

Brazil Biologicals

US to OK outdoor use of NoFly WP bioinsecticide

The US EPA has proposed the first residential and outdoor uses of Spanish company FuturEco Bioscience’s (Barcelona) bioinsecticide/acaricide, NoFly WP (Isaria fumosoroseus strain FE9901). 

United States EPA

California approval for MBI’s Stargus

US biopesticide company Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI – Davis, California) has received approval in the US state of California for its biofungicide, Stargus (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain F727). 

Biologicals United States
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