Basf Wins Approval For Biofungicide | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 29 | p. 17 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 18, 2011

Basf Wins Approval For Biofungicide

Department: Business
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: biopesticides, fungicides, strawberries
Strawberries in Brazil can now be treated with Serenade biofungicide.
Credit: BASF

Brazil has registered the biological fungicide Serenade for apples, onions, and strawberries, according to BASF. Licensed by BASF from the biopesticides company AgraQuest, Serenade will be used with traditional fungicides during the critical pre- and postharvest periods, BASF says. Serenade contains a patented strain of the bacterium Bacillus subtilis.

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