The product will control or suppress a broad range of soil-borne and foliar diseases across a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and ornamental crops. Based on a new and unique, naturally occurring species of micro-organism, it is flexible and easy to use and has multiple modes of action, making it an important resistance management tool. First registrations in Europe are expected in three to four years.
“We are constantly seeking new, effective solutions to assist growers in protecting their crops in a safe and sustainable way and our agreement with Novozymes opens exciting opportunities for Certis Belchim,” says Pedro Michelin, the company’s Product Portfolio Manager Fungicides. “This new fungicide will add a valuable tool to the armoury of many European farmers whilst strengthening our growing Biorational portfolio.”
“There is a pressing need in Europe to develop new biological alternatives to chemical-based pesticides, and we see thjs as a great opportunity to work with one of the leading players in this space,” explains Hans Ole Klingenberg, VP Marketing, Ag & Industrial Biosolutions at Novozymes.
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. novozymes.com
About Certis Belchim
With unique access to innovative technologies, Certis Belchim has a leading pipeline and portfolio, including a broad and market-leading range of biological products.
Certis Belchim aims to help its customers and suppliers through the development of innovative products and programs designed to protect crops around the world, meeting the needs of growers as they face the challenges of sustainable crop production.
This is the essence of “growing together”.