February 2010

Naturalis-L® - a new biopesticide is launched to the market

Naturalis-L is a new bio-insecticide based on the fungus Beauveria bassiana offering a novel and effective method of pest control

  • Naturalis-L is labelled for the control of glasshouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum)and reduction in the numbers of adult and larval stages of thrip species including Western Flower Thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis).
  • Naturalis-L has activity on a range of other pests and effectively controls glasshouse spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) including its egg stage.
  • Approved for use on all edible crops (protected) and ornamental plant production (protected) under permanent protection.
  • Works by directly infecting a pest through the cuticle (skin). The pest stops feeding and dies in 3-5 days.
  • Compatible with many biological pest control insects, mites and nematodes.
  • May be used to support other biological pest control agents correcting a pest imbalance.
  • Effective over a wide range of temperature and humidity levels.
  • Provides another tool in pest resistance management, making an ideal partner in spray programmes.
  • Will leave no chemical residue.
  • Usable on a wide range of crops many with no other approved product.

Product Information for Naturalis-L
Naturalis-L is an oil dispersion formulation containing 7.16% w/w Beauveria bassiana strain ATCC 74040 (2.3 x 107 CFU ml-1) | Naturalis is a registered trademark of Intrachem Bio Italia