Biobest launches insecticide SPYRO® on the Dutch market

Tomato, pepper, cucumber, eggplant and courgette growers will shortly have a new insecticide based on natural pyrethrins available. SPYRO® has recently been authorised for use in these protected crops. The Dutch Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) took this decision at the end of March 2019. Biobest will market SPYRO® in the Netherlands. 

This authorisation is a welcome solution for the Dutch greenhouse horticulture, which has seen existing pyrethrin-based products disappear from the market in recent years. SPYRO® is a plant protection product based on natural pyrethrins and PBO (piperonyl butoxide). PelGar International manufactures the product and is the registration holder. 

Available mid-June

Biobest Group, specialist in the field of pollination and biological control of diseases and pests, holds the exclusive distribution rights for SPYRO® in the Netherlands. The product is expected to be available to Dutch growers mid-June.

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