• 5 April, 2021

A Tucuman company develops a biopesticide for citrus

A Tucuman company develops a biopesticide for citrus

A Tucuman company develops a biopesticide for citrus 150 150 TENSAC

Ecological products for Agro

TENSAC is a Tucuman company, with more than 30 years, characterized by producing ecological and biodegradable chemical products, many of which are certified as organic, both for industry and for agriculture.

Within its line of solutions for the agricultural sector, this company developed a Bioinsecticide capable of controlling a wide spectrum of pests in different crops, with good efficiency, and a great toxicological and ecotoxicological profile;

Esten 80 is a 100% Biodegradable insecticide – miticide, registered in SENASA and endorsed for organic agriculture.

It is a totally residue-free product, which does not produce phytotoxicity and does not generate resistance against pests, due to its mechanism of action.

Nor does it generate phytotoxicity, it is not bioaccumulative and it does not degrade the organic matter of the soil.

Esten 80 controls multiple pests of different crops;

• Mealybugs

• Mites

• Psyllids

• Trips

• Hemiptera

• Aphids

• Lepidoptera

• Among others.

We can highlight from Esten 80, a great development that was carried out in the EEAOC (Obispo Colombres Experimental Station, in Tucumán – Argentina, for the control of a pest (Diaphorina citri) that constitutes a great threat to the sector and the production of citrus fruits worldwide. As the vector of a disease that has no cure, the HLB in citrus Diaphorina citri is a psyllid that is very widespread in different citrus production sectors and is capable of transmitting the disease from diseased plants to healthy plants;

Esten 80 is thus presented as a great alternative for the management of the Dipahorina Citri pest (HLB vector), by reaching an efficiency of 93% control over it, and providing a 100% BIO profile, thus providing new opportunities to the citrus sector, with solutions that aspire to higher productivity and final quality.