Ecospray

  1. Ecospray’s EGC Granules have just received CRD UK approval (Annex 1 registration in Europe.) This new product was introduced to supplement the established EGC liquid and means that groundsmen and green keepers now have a choice of delivery methods. While the liquid version provides fast-acting control of nematodes all year round, the granular version provides Continue…

  2. Growers of bulb onions, garlic, leeks and shallots now have the flexibility to use an alternative nematicide for the control of stem, bulb and root knot nematodes. Peter Hingley, independent vegetable consultant, explains that an ‘Emergency Authorisation for Minor Use’ (EAMU) has been granted for the use of Ecospray’s NEMguard DE (garlic extract) on these Continue…

  3. Ecospray’s NEMguard DE (garlic extract), exclusively distributed in the UK by Certis, has been granted an ‘Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use’ (EAMU) to allow applications to be made to outdoor crops of fodder beet and red beet for the control of free living nematodes. Peter Hingley, independent vegetable consultant, explains the significance of this development Continue…

  4. Ecospray, in conjunction with partners Target Set Technology and the University of East Anglia, has been successful in securing a grant of almost £1 million from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK’s Agri-Tech Catalyst Industrial Research Awards to develop new application methods for NEMguard, our garlic-derived nematicide. With an increasing number of chemical pesticides under Continue…

  5. Ecospray has signed an exclusive deal with Byotrol plc, the specialist developer of residual antimicrobial technologies, enabling us to offer sports/amenity clients an enhanced suite of products to target a range of issues including harmful pathogens in artificial sports turf. An increasing growing number of groundsmen from across a range of sports/amenity sectors including golf, Continue…

  6. On the back of the success and effectiveness of our Eagle Green Care liquid (EGCL) nematicide – 65% of UK premiership football clubs use it to treat their patchy pitches – we’re trialling a new granular formulation of the product at three locations. EGC granules are being trialled at Wembley, Arsenal and Hull City as Continue…

  7. EGC has been found effective against hymenoscyphus fraxineus (Chalara fraxinea) – the fungus that causes ash dieback, the chronic fungal disease of ash trees – in an independent research programme funded by Defra. The three-year research project (2013-2016) aims to develop strategies to mitigate the spread of ash dieback in the UK. As part of Continue…

  8. NEMguard DE has been granted an emergency authorisation to allow applications to be made on potato crops at planting for the control of potato cyst and free living nematodes. With the planting season now well underway, this emergency move has been made on the back of the ongoing acute shortage of alternative nematicides. The 120-day Continue…

  9. Ecospray’s newest formulation of its NEMguard nematicide, NEMguard DE has received Annex 1 approval in the UK (MAPP 16749). NEMguard is a patented formulation comprising 45% polysulfide granules for the reduction of free living and root knot nematodes in carrot, parsnip and tomato crops. In line with all Ecospray products, whilst deadly to pests, it Continue…