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Sector | Crop Protection

€5M raised to introduce plasma activated water into the market

Is ToBRFV weakening in Morocco?

"The virus moves with plant material, with water, with people, with equipment and through the air."

Growing with ToBRFV - a new reality: Minimizing the virus spread after detection

Van Nifterik:

Enhanced protection against fungi with new carbonized cane

© Maksudkr |

Plant health governing body meets on further measures to curb pests and diseases

Open Day in Campohermoso, Níjar:

Gavilán, the first tomato from GapGen Seeds with resistance to the rugose virus

Fungus eating beetle discovered in tomato greenhouse

'Caterpillar noses' are surprisingly sophisticated

Montana First Nation received grant for Akamihk Fresh greenhouse

Alberta boosts funding for Indigenous businesses

How to release biocontrol agents successfully

Trianum - enhancing the health and strength of your spring transplants

© Gajendra Bhati |

Recognizing the signs of two-spotted spider mite damage in strawberries

Early detection and tracking of ToBRFV virus entry point

NZ: New partnership to collaborate to manage diseases impacting Solanaceae horti

Developing a new tool to battle against tomato spotted wilt virus

Understanding the resistance mechanisms of Tuta absoluta in tomatoes

Biobest opens new predatory mite production facility

Rose essential oil: A safe pesticide for organic agriculture

Rivaldo F1 by Cora Seeds revitalizes the tomato segment

Smooth round cluster tomato that meets production and retail needs

BayWa AG expects earnings to improve in the financial year 2024

© Amelia Martin |

Vestaron and Simplot Grower Solutions partner up to deliver novel sustainable solutions for growers

© Vlad Teodor |

ToBRFV detected in India, ToFBV detected in Sicily, Italy

Mastering caterpillars without chemical control at Jansen Paprika greenhouse

“Take a structured approach to hygiene. That way, you invest your time and money in the right priorities”

© Hwongcc |

US (MD): Certis Biologicals acquires Howler and Theia fungicides from AgBiome

Megan Foley joins Impello Biosciences team

Causes and solutions of botrytis in greenhouses: the case of basil

“There are various ways to fight botrytis, but prevention remains the most effective one”

Biotalys and Novonesis parnter up to manufacture and sell novel bio-fungicide

Bayer AG and Lavie Bio continue for second year of biofungicides validation

In the Netherlands, this expansion is not yet approved:

Belgium: Intra Multi-Des GA disinfectant's approval expanded

Compensation for pepper weevil damage must be increased

e-nema develops new formulation for nematode products

© Vlad Teodor |

Nigeria: Tuta absoluta again ravaging tomato crops

Building a natural bee habitat to support bee populations

Limiting the spread of ToBRFV in tomato cultivation

Sprayers, foggers, and foamers for optimum crop protection

© Palex66 |

Certis and SDS Bioteh to develop biological crop protection solutions

© Gajendra Bhati |

FMC Corporation expands biologicals crop protection platform in Canada

EU negotiates overhaul of plant pest regulations

© Adrea |

New Zealand: Tomato industry taking proactive approach to be prepared for a Tuta absoluta incursion

Texas and California are bracing for the insect:

Invasive pest poses threat to Florida strawberries

8 Tips for choosing the best insect netting for your greenhouse

Quick improvements possible with advanced spraying techniques

© Gajendra Bhati |

Vestaron receives EPA approval for second active ingredient

© Palex66 |

US (MO): Project GREEEN supports ‘rapid response time’ to fight emerging plant pathogens

© Gajendra Bhati |

US (MP): MSU hosts general pest management workshop

EZ Grow:

High-tech strawberry propagation in North America

© Solaiman Hossen |

Deal reached on rules to protect plants in the EU from pest

© Roman Volskiy |

Low-temperature plasma eradicates E. Coli, study finds

"I treated 2000 sqm in just 1 hour, compared to 3 hours of spraying"

De Ruiter - Vegetables by Bayer:

“Sustainable resistance strategy against ToBRFV”

"For controlling the effects of the rugose virus, peroxide has been proven to be very effective"

© Palex66 |

USDA expands insurance for nursery growers to all States

The pest has made an early spring appearance

'Nesidiocoris' doses boosted to win the battle against 'Tuta' in tomatoes

Syngenta broadens Florida pest management team to elevate customer partnerships

© Stephanie Berg |

Low-temperature plasma used to remove e. coli from hydroponically grown crops

© Vlad Teodor |

Malta: Tomato virus leaves farmers facing financial ruin

© Tatiana Belova |

Powdery mildew on rosemary

French cherry farmers protest insecticide ban

"If you stop dealing with Tuta, if you're not careful, it could easily come back again"

© Gajendra Bhati |

AU: Versys insecticide now allowed to be used on raspberries and blackberries

Spotted Lanternfly reveals a potential weakness

© Palex66 |

Syngenta and Lavie Bio to develop novel bio-insecticide

Dealing with armored scales with Rhyzobug

What are the risks of biofilm?

Bayer launches online ToBRFV knowledge center

Recent advances in Spotted Wing Drosophila control in fruit crops

Combining two predatory mites to improve IPM efficency

HAL Investments

Koppert receives €140M investment

Safety tips shared during Education Month

Red nets signal 'stop' to insect pests, reduce need for insecticides

Project looks at pathogen risks, sanitation for controlled environment agriculture

New nematode species could protect crops without pesticides:

Surprise discovery of tiny insect-killing worm


Release system wins innovation award Technology

US: EPA requests public input on farmworker training and education for pesticides

Biotalys enters into academic collaborations with key researchers in Europe and U.S.

© Sarit Richerson |

Vestaron bioinsecticide receives emergency use authorization in Greece for control of tomato leafminer infestations

Bioline launches Bugline Duo

"A combination of two predatory mites in the same product"

Brussels withdraws its proposal to regulate the use of pesticides

USDA provides more than $70 Million to protect food supply from invasive pests and diseases in 2024

© Ioana Luca |
Texas A&M AgriLife Research begins next phase:

Multi-state project aims to develop cultivars resistant to five common spinach diseases

Bioline launches Predafix Plus:

"The first sprayable food for predatory mites on the market"

Rinsing method needed to clean virus sensor