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Australia OKs Novozymes BioAg’s Actinovate

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has approved Novozymes BioAg’s biofungicide, Actinovate (Streptomyces lydicus strain WYEC108), for use as a foliar or soil drench or seed treatment in agriculture, horticulture, greenhouse, nursery and turf applications. 
Biologicals Australia

US EPA to OK mosquito biopesticide

The US EPA proposes to approve US company MosquitoMate’s (Lexington, Kentucky) mosquito biocontrol product, ZAP Males (Wolbachia pipientis ZAP strain). 
Biologicals United States

TechAccel funds RNAi-based biopesticide development

The US agricultural technology development investment company, TechAccel (Kansas City, Missouri), has awarded $60,000 to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (St Louis, Missouri) to further the development of a sprayable RNAi-based biopesticide for the control of diamondback moths (Plutella xylostella). 
Deals Biologicals

Australia to OK BASF bioinsecticide

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has proposed the approval of BASF’s bioinsecticide/acaricide, Broadband OD (Beauveria bassiana strain PPRI 5339), for use in protected horticulture. B bassiana strain PPRI 5339 would be a new active ingredient in Australia.

Biologicals Australia

Italy OKs Biogard bionematicide

European biocontrols company CBC Europe’s Italian affiliate, Biogard, has been granted Italian approval for a garlic extract bionematicide, Nemgard.


Brazil OKs Syngenta's Clariva bionematicide

Brazil has granted Syngenta sale and use approval of its bionematicide, Clariva PN (Pasteuria nishizawae).

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Valagro presents biostimulant YieldOn in Turkey

Italian biostimulants company Valagro (Atessa) has debuted its plant extract-based biostimulant YieldOn in Turkey.

Turkey Biologicals

US OK for AgBiome’s Howler

The US agricultural biotechnology company, AgBiome Innovations (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina), has confirmed the US EPA’s approval of its biofungicide, Howler (Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain AFS009). 
Biologicals United States

Australia to OK Nufarm’s Botector

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has proposed the approval of Nufarm’s biofungicide, Botector (Aureobasidium pullulans strain DSM 14940 + A pullulans strain DSM14941), for the control of grey mould/bunch rot (Botrytis cinerea) on grapevines.

Biologicals Nufarm

Plant Impact reveals product pipeline

The UK crop enhancement company, Plant Impact (PI – Harpenden, Hertfordshire), is developing a pipeline of new biostimulant products that it estimates would have peak annual revenue potential of $120 -240 million.

Biologicals Research

Sumitomo debuts BioBit in Italy

Sumitomo Chemical has launched its bioinsecticide, BioBit (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp kurstaki - strain 351), in Italy.

Italy Biologicals

Manica debuts Boni protect in Italy

Italian crop protection supplier Manica (Rovereto) has debuted its biofungicide, Boni protect (Aureobasidium pullulans), in its domestic market.

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