Flavocide shapes up as next-gen insecticide for stored grain

July 25th, 2023

AgroPages.com, Other, 24/07/2023
A collaboration between the Grains Research and Development Corporation and a small Australian bio-company is moving closer to developing a next-generated stored-grain insecticide, the first new approach in 30 years. […] Using CSIRO and external technology, Melbourne-based Bio-Gene Technology Ltd developed a proprietary chemical process creating flavesone, something it calls a nature-identical compound found in plants and based on chemicals known as beta-triketones.

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