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Unlocking the potential of Biopesticides

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If the regulatory framework was better implemented and strengthened with appropriate regulatory guidance, the EU could become a market more suitable for the development of biopesticides.

Indeed, the EU Farm to Fork Strategy seeks to accelerate a paradigm shift for sustainable food production and consumption in the European Union and beyond.


And with nature as a starting point, we have more opportunities to develop crop protection products that have a much greater potential to be sustainable.


We need to remember, though, that while offering many benefits, biopesticides are not a one-to-one replacement for conventional pesticides. Together these solutions play an important role in building a bigger, more robust toolbox for farmers through Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices.