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New Biopesticide Active Ingredients - 2007

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This page provides a list of the new biopesticide active ingredients first approved in 2007 with links to their factsheet




Date Approved Active Ingredient
10/3/06 Bacillus thuringiensis Modified Cry3 (67979-5) This Syngenta Seeds Inc plant-incorporated protectant product is used for the control of corn rootworm product in field corn, sweet corn, and popcorn.
12/27/06 Beauveria bassiana strain HF23 (70787-1) is a fungus registered to Jabb of the Carolinas for control of house flies in chicken manure. An exemption from tolerance for residues of Beauveria bassiana HF23 has been established on all food and feed commodities as a result of the proposed use.
1/19/07 Z,9-Tetradecen-l-yl acetat; Z-11-Tetradecen-1-ol; Z-11-Tetradecenal (53575-31) Pacific Biocontrol Inc.’s new pheromone product is an end use product for the mating disruption for codling and leafroller moths. This product, which contains the 3 active ingredients above, is a dispenser that is placed in the upper third of the tree canopy in orchard crops.
4/26/07 Balsam Fir Oil Earth Kind, Inc. (Crane Creek Gardens) has registered a manufacturing use product (82016-1) with balsam fir oil as an active ingredient. The product is a rodent repellent that can be used in nonliving indoor spaces and enclosed areas (i.e. closets and tractor cabs).
5/07/07 Pythium oligandrum DV 74 Beta Biologics product (81606-2) is a naturally occurring fungus which acts as a hyperparasite by colonizing other pathogenic fungi in and around seeds and the rhizosphere of treated plants, thereby suppressing the growth of at least 20 soil-born pathogenic fungi. The product is registered on food crops, ornamentals, and turf.
7/05/07 R-octonol The unconditional registration was signed July 5, 2007 EPA Reg Number 52991-19. This Bedoukian Research Inc technical grade active ingredient is an isomer derived from the racemic mixture for 1-octen-3-ol (commonly called octenol). Roctenol, R-(-)-1-octen-3-ol, is intended for use in lures, cartridges or other carrier materials as an attractant to draw certain species of mosquitoes and biting flies to insect traps.
7/15/07 Saponins of Quillaja saponaria is a new active ingredient that comprises 8.60% of the end use product Quillaja Extract. The saponins are derived by extraction from the logs and bark of the soapbark tree (Quillaja saponaria). BPPD conditionally approved the registration of the product Quillaja Extract for use to control fungi and nematodes on ornamentals, food crops and turfgrass. Residues of the biochemical pesticide Quillaja saponaria extract (saponins) are exempt from the requirement of a tolerance in or on all food commodities
8/02/07 Indole-3-Acetic Acid is a new biochemical active ingredient for use on ornamental and food crops. This plant growth regulator promotes plant growth through stem elongation and prevention of premature falling of fruit and flower leaves. Residues of the biochemical pesticide (IAA) are exempt from the requirement of a tolerance in or on all food commodities
8/06/07 Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Weak Strain is a new microbial active ingredient, ZYMV-WK, a mild strain of ZYMV for use on cucurbit crops. An exemption from the requirement of a tolerance was established.

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