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The friendly coexistence between a bioinsecticide and pollinator insects

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The active ingredient of biopesticide NOFLY, spores of the entomopathogenic fungus Isaria fumosorosea FE9901, is safe for pollinators, bees and bumblebees, as it has been demonstrated through compatibility tests published on the 10th Ecoletter of Futureco Bioscience. To be approved for its trade in the EU, it is essential that an insecticide is safe for insects like bees or bumblebees, key organisms to ecosystems and agricultural crops, since much of the food production is...
Photography of a bee, from the Flickr channel of Gustavo Durán

Photography of a bee, from the Flickr channel of Gustavo Durán

Iran Agrishow 2014

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Iran Agrishow is one of the most important events about machinery and inputs for the agricultural sector of the Caucasus. In its ninth edition, held between the 18th and 21st February 2014, Futureco Bioscience’s distributor in Iran, Foroughedsaht Co., headed by its CEO Mohsen Karami and a delegation of technicians and commercials in the area participated in the event. At the end of the Iran Agrishow, the stand of Foroughedsaht Co. was named the best of Iran Agrishow 2014. The Iran market...
Sales representatives, technicians and managers from Foroughedsaht Co. in the Iran Agrishow 2014

Sales representatives, technicians and managers from Foroughedsaht Co. in the Iran Agrishow 2014

Stand of Foroughedsaht Co., recognized as the best stand in Iran Agrishow 2014

Stand of Foroughedsaht Co., recognized as the best stand in Iran Agrishow 2014

Biopesticide NOFLY is harmless to natural enemies of insect pests

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One of the biggest risks to assess when a biopesticide is applied on a crop is its toxicity to other insects different to the pest organisms to be treated, such as beneficial insects like bees or natural enemies of the crop's pest you are preventing or controlling, and that are normally present in the environment. Natural enemies can be predators or parasitoids, and are also often used in biological pest control and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Recently it has been published that NOFLY, a...
Nymphs of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci

Nymphs of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci

Refine the strategy and expand the R+D team to launch faster more products to the market

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Futureco Bioscience SA reorganizes and extends the most valuable asset of the company: its R&D and Regulatory Affairs Department. The Department has changed its management model and has recruited three researchers, adding grey matter to a team that in 2012 grew from 4 to 8 employees and in the last year has grown from 8 to 13. The reorganization of the R&D and Regulatory Affairs Department is a new stage that has been preparing for years, and involves changing the old organization,...
Lola Piñol, Belén López García and Clara Oliver, the new researchers of the R&D team

Lola Piñol, Belén López García and Clara Oliver, the new researchers of the R&D team

The satisfaction of being motivated after 5 years working for the same company

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When Thomas Martinez began to study agricultural engineering he didn't expect that a few years later he would travel worldwide with the product portfolio of Futureco Bioscience under his arm. His work is halfway between business and technical adviser, and has contributed to the sweet moment of a company that continues to grow and still feels that it’s on the go. Thomas Martinez, now Director of Market Development and Product Manager, opens to answer why the two years he expected to...
Thomas Martínez representing Futureco Bioscience in the exhibition Fruit Logistica the 6th of february of 2014

Thomas Martínez representing Futureco Bioscience in the exhibition Fruit Logistica the 6th of february of 2014

The reach and scope of what is integrative and sustainable

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A few hours have passed since the closure of the Smart Fruit Congress, the 1st edition of an International Conference that has brought together a series of lectures, panel discussions and an exhibition on IPM or Integrated Pest Management of agricultural crops. The event, that brought together 700 actors from fifteen countries, was inaugurated on the 2nd february with the Plenary Lecture: “Plant health and the food challenge“ of Francisco García Olmedo,...
Edwin Mauricio Aragón Rojas, Chief Officer of OIRSA, presenting its organisation in the Smart Fruit Congress

Edwin Mauricio Aragón Rojas, Chief Officer of OIRSA, presenting its organisation in the Smart Fruit Congress

Towards new models of management of the agri-food sector

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February opens with two important international events in the arena of the agri-food industry: The Smart Fruit Congress, from the 2nd to the 4th february in Barcelona, and Fruit Logistica in Berlin, which follows it from the 5th to the 7th.Smart is becoming a fashionable prefix. It means innovation, modernity, creativity, sustainable technology development, urban planning, environment, transport and coexistence. The smart new approach involves a more thoughtful and inclusive sense of the...
Home of the website of the Congress Smart Fruit

Home of the website of the Congress Smart Fruit

Home of the website of Fruit Logistica

Home of the website of Fruit Logistica

Compatibility of NOFLY with other products for Integrated Pest Management programs

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Currently in Europe and Spain we are in the legal framework of Directive 2009/128/EC on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides, which aims to reduce risks of using pesticides that may endanger human and animal health, and the environment. This policy promotes Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the use of alternative or complementary techniques to those related to conventional chemical pesticides. This does not imply a complete replacement of the use of synthetic agrochemical pesticides, but...
Image of the Ecoletter of NOFLY's compatibility with insecticides and fungicides that debuts a new design for this type of publications

Image of the Ecoletter of NOFLY's compatibility with insecticides and fungicides that debuts a new design for this type of publications

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