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22
Nov

Willaertia Magna as a biocontrol agent

 

Lyon, November 22nd, 2017- AMOEBA announced today the positive results of in vitro trials conducted with Willaertia Magna C2c Maky microorganism for the control of plant diseases.

Those in vitro trials were carried out by the company CONIDIA, recognized for its broad expertise in fungi and their resistance to fungicides.

The results highlight the possibility to use Willaertia Magna C2c Maky as a biocontrol agent* on pathogens resistant to fungicides, like mildew or Botrytis, fungi that are responsible for grapevine disease. Willaertia magna C2c Maky could therefore be used as a preventing treatment for plant protection.

This breakthrough opens the door to an alternative to pesticides as promoted by the 2009/128/CE European directive translated in France by the Ecophyto II plan, that calls for reducing by half the use of pesticides by 2025. AMOEBA has filed a patent application and continues to develop this application, in particular with greenhouse tests in summer 2018 followed by tests in fields in 2019.  At the end of the greenhouse tests, the Company could start discussions on a potential partnership with a market player.

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