According to a spokesperson from Eden Research PLC, its commercial collaborator, Eastman Chemical Company, has received authorization from Italian regulators to sell its Cedroz pesticide in that country. Cedroz is designed to control free living nematodes, parasitic worms that cause severe damage to crops in fields and greenhouses.
The AIM-listed biopesticide specialist said the approval covers the use of Cedroz on tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, chilis, pepino, cucumbers, melons, courgettes, pumpkins, and strawberries. It follows emergency authorization of the pesticide in Italy in May last year to coincide with the growing season.
Proactiveinvestors.co.uk reports that Cedroz is the second Eden product to be fully authorized in Italy following approval of its bio-fungicide Mevalone, which has been sold in the country since 2016.