Animal Pharm is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


Brazil OKs five biopesticides for organic crops

Brazil approved five new biocontrol agents for use on organic crops in May. The Ministry of Agriculture authorised the use of each on organic crops that are affected by the target pest. Metarhizium anisopliae strain IBCB 425 is a bioinsecticide for the control of spittlebugs ( Mahanarva fimbriolata) and pasture spittlebugs ( Zulia entreriana). The approved product comes in a wettable or granular powder formulation and has proven effective against spittlebugs on sugar cane and against Z entreriana on pasture.


What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts