Fargro launched two new biopesticide products at Wellesbourne Centre. A granular bioinsecticide - Met52 from Novozymes contains the natural Metarhizium fungi and is for Vine Weevil control. for protected and outdoor soft fruit and ornamentals, containers and open ground.
Also, Prestop from Verdera a fungicide using the Gliocladium catenulatum fungi for controlling grey mould, stem blight, damping off and root diseases caused by Pythium, Phytophothora,Rhizoctonia and Fusarium.
Biopesticides will become more widely used as chemicals are banned under EU legislation.