Tradecorp International https://tradecorp.com.es/en Expert in micronutrients and speciality fertilise Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:34:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.4 49 Tradecorp products authorised by Ecocert for Organic Agriculture in 2020 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/49-tradecorp-products-authorised-by-ecocert-for-organic-agriculture-in-2020/ Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:23:21 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6791 The list includes many of Tradecorp's main products. Some of them, such as Phylgreen and Delfan Plus V, maintain their approved status, while new products, such as IsliFe 8.2, join the list for the first time. In addition to complying with the European Union's Organic Agriculture standards, some of Tradecorp's products have also been carefully […]

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The list includes many of Tradecorp's main products. Some of them, such as Phylgreen and Delfan Plus V, maintain their approved status, while new products, such as IsliFe 8.2, join the list for the first time.

In addition to complying with the European Union's Organic Agriculture standards, some of Tradecorp's products have also been carefully formulated to comply with other Organic Agriculture regulations.  As of today, Tradecorp has: 

  • 49 products approved for Organic Agriculture under EC regulations (European Union)
  • 5 products approved for Organic Agriculture under JAS standards (Japan)
  • 5 products approved for Organic Agriculture under the NOP regulation (United States)

 

Organic Agriculture product range

The product portfolio for organic production approved by Ecocert includes many different types of solutions, for example:

  • Chelates, such as Tradecorp AZ, Tradecorp Mn and Ultraferro (EC and JAS)
  • Amino-acid-based biostimulants such as Delfan Plus V (EC and NOP)
  • Biostimulants based on fresh seaweed (Ascophyllum nodosum), such as Phylgreen, Phylgreen B-Mo and Phylgreen Atlas (EC)
  • Foliar fertilisers, such as Tradebor (EC, NOP and JAS), Tradebor Mo (EC and NOP) and Final Eko (EC).

In addition, Tradecorp also holds authorisations for Organic Agriculture issued by other organisations, such as the OMRI (NOP) and FIBL certifications:

  • OMRI certification for Humistar, Humistar WG and Phylgreen
  • FIBL certification for Ultraferro (Netherlands), Phylgreen (Switzerland), Vegenergy (Germany), Phylgreen Atlas (Germany) and Phylgreen B-Mo (Germany)

 

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University of Milan: “Timing is determinant when applying different types of biostimulants to combat heat stress” https://tradecorp.com.es/en/university-of-milan-timing-is-determinant-when-applying-different-types-of-biostimulants-to-combat-heat-stress/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:10:43 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6762 This is one of the key results extracted from the transcriptomic study conducted by the Department of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences at the University of Milan and Agricola 2000, in a joint project with Tradecorp. Transcriptomics is the study of RNA, which among other functions is to act as the messenger from DNA, and carry […]

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This is one of the key results extracted from the transcriptomic study conducted by the Department of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences at the University of Milan and Agricola 2000, in a joint project with Tradecorp.

Transcriptomics is the study of RNA, which among other functions is to act as the messenger from DNA, and carry the instructions for amino acid and protein synthesis in the plant. 

The research, whose preliminary results were presented by Professor Antonio Ferrante, from the Dept. of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Univ. of Milan, at the 4th Biostimulant World Congress in Barcelona, draws exciting conclusions on how certain biostimulants can affect plant reactions to abiotic stresses right down to gene level. However, these biostimulants do so in different ways and by affecting different genes. Thus, applying certain types of biostimulants at precise times, taking advantage of their specific modes of action, will ensure maximum effect on the plant and, as a result, a more profitable application.

The research aimed to better understand how the growth of the model research plant, Arabidopsis thaliana, was affected when it was exposed to high temperatures and how these negative effects were mitigated by the use of biostimulants with different modes of action”, explained Prof. Ferrante. With this purpose, the study combined phenotypical methods that observe measurable changes in plant growth and plant cell structure due to heat stress, as well utilising advanced techniques, such as transcriptomic analysis of genetic functions and metabolitic analysis.

  •  Fig 1. Autofluorescence of plant cells, with Control Cells (A) on the top autofluorescing brightly indicating they had been affected by the heat stress. On the bottom (B) the same heat stress was applied. However, Phylgreen was applied before the stress. The lack of autofluorescence in B indicates the cells did not suffer the same intensity of heat stress damage or accumulation of secondary metabolites that result from stress damage, due to the correct application timing and dose of the biostimulant.

A comprehensive project to understand different types of abiotic stress

Different abiotic stresses cause different reactions within plants1. The current research is part of a larger Tradecorp project to better understand the specific reactions of plants to different abiotic stresses. The research with the University of Milan was built on previous pan European results from collaborative studies with Queens University Belfast2 and Landlab in Italy, among others. These previous studies had helped identify optimum application timing for each product and the mode of action for drought and salinity abiotic stresses.

Tradecorp decided to study heat stress with the University of Milan due to the serious agronomic problems that it causes, such as reduced yield, reduced quality and physical damage, all of which lead to saleable yield losses. “Heat stress and its management have always been a factor in agricultural production, but in the past 20 years, heat gained an increasing importance due to the ongoing effects of climate breakdown”, explains José Nolasco, Strategy and Innovation Director at Tradecorp.

Several well-known Tradecorp biostimulants were studied including Phylgreen and Delfan ranges. The Phylgreen range products are composed of fresh extracts of Ascophyllum nodosum, obtained using the exclusive Gentle Extraction process at Tradecorp’s facility in Ireland, while Delfan range is composed of high quality L-a Free Amino Acids.

The results will help determine whether the application timings of products for generalised abiotic stress are the same, or different, when a single known type of abiotic stress event is happening – such as heat stress.

The importance of timing when applying biostimulants

Timing is key when applying biostimulants because they activate certain genes in plants that help them overcome abiotic stress. For example, when a preventive biostimulant is applied at the optimal time before the stress occurs, the genes that help to reduce the negative stress chemicals in the plant are expressed or their activation intensity is amplified. This results in a strong stress prevention or reduction effect, making the plant better able to resist the abiotic stress event, which helps protect potential yield and grower profitability.

However, this gene activation or amplification triggered by the biostimulant is only temporary. Therefore, if the same preventive biostimulant is applied at the non-optimal time or, for example too far in advance of an abiotic stress event, the stress prevention effect is reduced. Even if the plant metabolism or genes are activated to resist the stress, if the stress does not occur in a specific amount of time, the plant goes back to the initial stage to save wasting energy. When the stress finally occurs, the genes are not fully active and the plant is not able to react as efficiently as a correctly timed biostimulant application. The result is some inevitable loss of potential yield.

The conventional and transcriptomic analysis proved conclusively that both Phylgreen and Delfan family products interact with plants at gene level but do so in very different ways.

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References:
  1. Levitt, J. (ed) (1980) Responses of Plants to Environmental Stress, Volume 1: Chilling, Freezing, and High Temperature Stresses, Academic Press, New York
  2. Fleming Thomas R. et al. (2019) Biostimulants enhance growth and drought tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana and exhibit chemical priming action. Annals of Applied Biology
DOI: 10.1111/aab.12482

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Download our new article “From Science to Table”! https://tradecorp.com.es/en/download-our-new-article-from-science-to-table/ Wed, 17 Jun 2020 15:58:25 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6741 We all enjoy sitting at a table full of appetizing and delicious fruit and vegetables, but have you ever wondered where the food came from, and the process that it followed to reach your table? From Science to Table is an 8-page article that deals with the question 'how can we increase food production and […]

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We all enjoy sitting at a table full of appetizing and delicious fruit and vegetables, but have you ever wondered where the food came from, and the process that it followed to reach your table?

From Science to Table is an 8-page article that deals with the question 'how can we increase food production and still deliver a sustainable agriculture?'

By 2050, the global population is projected to reach >9 billion and food production needs to increase by 50%. Over time, there is increasing consumer concern and awareness about the nutritional value of food consumed. Finding a solution, and under a changing climate, is the fundamental challenge of our time.

Science is the answer, but, what is behind science? How is science used and implemented in agricultural production? What is the research process and the factors that lead to true innovation?

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Top quality potassium means top quality harvest https://tradecorp.com.es/en/top-quality-potassium-means-top-quality-harvest/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:54:00 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6726 High quality Potassium is essential to achieve best results in fruit quality. As all sources of Potassium are not the same, Tradecorp launched “K, the Key for Quality”, a campaign aimed at promoting effective Potassium options and solutions, as well as explaining the importance of this macro nutrient in crop nutrition. Why is Potassium the […]

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High quality Potassium is essential to achieve best results in fruit quality. As all sources of Potassium are not the same, Tradecorp launched “K, the Key for Quality”, a campaign aimed at promoting effective Potassium options and solutions, as well as explaining the importance of this macro nutrient in crop nutrition.

Why is Potassium the Key for Quality?

Potassium is one of the most important elements for plant development that plays an essential role in ensuring the quality of crops. Potassium is involved in many functions within the plant, and for that reason even minor deficiencies can have a large impact on the overall yield and quality of the crop.

Using a top quality Potassium can benefit your crops by:

  • Improving fruit colour, making it more attractive to the consumer
  • Increasing flavour and nutritional value thanks to its role in the translocation of sugars and nutrients
  • Optimising enzymatic activity in plants
  • Improving opening and closing control of stomata as it is the key nutrient that controls this process
  • Increasing the thickness and hardness of stems, thanks to its role in the plant lignification process
  • Increasing weight of produce
  • Increasing marketable yield
  • Maximizing the Return On Investment

Tradecorp’s Potassium specialties

After decades of research and continuous product development, Tradecorp is a benchmark company in the specialty Potassium market. Our highly efficient potassium solutions have been proven globally, providing consistent and excellent results in terms of quality and yield.

  • Final K: for high quality fruit finish with enhanced uptake due to the inclusion of anti-blocking agent. (Liquid)
  • Amifol K: for high quality fruit finish, low scorch risk and enhanced uptake due to the inclusion of L-α Free Amino Acids. (Liquid)
  • Pumma Kalidad: promotes osmotic balance in the plant, is boosted with an abiotic stress relieving biostimulant and improves sugar transport to the fruits. (Solid)
  • Folivex K: powered by Ascophyllum nodosum seaweed extract & L-α Free Amino Acids, balanced with other nutrients and target for mid-crop cycle. (Liquid)

k The Key for Quality

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Camila Levy, R&D Manager, speaks about the collaborative research projects between Tradecorp and Landlab https://tradecorp.com.es/en/colaboration-tradecorp-landlab/ Wed, 27 May 2020 13:59:53 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6707 Tradecorp recently released an infrared timelapse video that shows the “invisible” abiotic stresses caused by drought. This video was the result of a long standing collaboration between Tradecorp and Landlab, a leading Italian agricultural research centre. We speak with Tradecorp's Global R&D Manager to understand more about the collaborative research projects between Tradecorp and Landlab […]

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Tradecorp recently released an infrared timelapse video that shows the “invisible” abiotic stresses caused by drought. This video was the result of a long standing collaboration between Tradecorp and Landlab, a leading Italian agricultural research centre.

We speak with Tradecorp's Global R&D Manager to understand more about the collaborative research projects between Tradecorp and Landlab

    • Name: Camila de C. B. Levy
    • Position: Global R&D Manager
    • Years at Tradecorp: 13 (7 Tradecorp Central Office Spain, 6 Tradecorp Brazil)
    • Nationality: Brazilian
    • Background: Agronomy / Research / Project Management
    • Qualifications:
      • Agronomical Engineer (ESALQ/USP)
      • Master in Tropical Agriculture (IAC)
      • Master in Project Management, PMP (EAE)

Question – The new video is a recent example of Tradecorp’s collaboration with Landlab, but the relationship with them goes back much further, can you tell us a bit more about the history of collaboration between the two entities?

     Answer – The Strategy and Innovation Director in Tradecorp, José Nolasco, has a longstanding professional relationship with Adriano Altíssimo, CEO of Landlab. This led to a formalized collaborative contract in 2015 between our Global R&D Department and Landlab. It is a relationship that is truly pan European in scope; Tradecorp is a Spanish based company, part of our Many biostimulant discoveries resulted from this, and other collaborative projects between us, for example, better understanding of the synergies and antagonisms of different types of biostimulants when they are applied at the same time to stressed plants.

Q.-You mention some of the discoveries and benefits gained from the Landlab collaboration of the past 5 years. How has this contributed to Tradecorp’s knowhow in general?

     A.- By using Landlab’s team and expertise, our internal Global R&D Department can utilise their expertise and facilities without the need for us to recreate it inhouse. For example, the Landlab team can perform multiscreening trials in plants that gives us the capability to screen multiple raw materials, new mixes and products against our existing benchmark products. We also collaborate on in depth literature reviews, to collate current knowledge and information on new raw materials that we might incorporate into our products and portfolio. This allows us to start our research with the most up to date knowledge, avoids reinventing the wheel, as well as saving both time and money. Landlab also have excellent experience in testing our proposed new product solutions in field trials. This enables us to cover a wider geography, and climate, and ensures the solutions we bring to market work across a wide area range of different scenarios and situations.

In fact, the collaboration with Landlab has developed to the stage that it is more like a partnership. Key internal and external clients from Tradecorp have visited their facilities several times and during these visits both the Landlab team, and our Global R&D team, co-presented technical seminars. We also recently held one of our Agronomical Working Group meetings, which is a meeting of our best company agricultural experts from around the globe, at the Landlab facilities.

Q.- Apart from the infrared timelapse video about the effects of drought, what other specific projects have been developed with Landlab?

     A.- Apart from the drought timelapse video, we previously developed a different time-lapse video demonstrating the effect of Humic Acids on germinating maize seedlings roots. Many people know Humics Acids increase root growth, however this can take a long time to explain via graphs and charts during a presentation. In this video, that is only 30 seconds long, the effect of the Humic Acids is clear to see and it is a very effective way of bringing to life and visualising a topic that can be complex to explain.

Other completed projects include, several trials to check the effect of different mixtures and combinations of seaweeds and amino acids, trials and development work on some new biostimulants that we have in the pipeline, effect of drought stress in pot, plot and field trials, as well as the study of our new chelate IsliFe 8.2. We have also collaborated on full field trials in cherry, potato, grape, and several other crops as part of various projects.

Q.-And what projects are happening right now? And what projects are going to come to light in the near future?

     A.- Right now the focus is on the multiscreening drought stress trials, principally in lettuce and tomato. This helps us in the development and proofing of new products optimised to manage this type of abiotic stress. These multiscreening trials will later evolve into semi-field trials and finally full field trials that will test some of our proposed solutions. The objective is always to increase our internal company knowledge, which allows us to deliver new solutions and / or enhanced technical support to our clients enabling them to produce both sustainably and profitably.

Global R&D is also working on Abiotic Stress Projects with other collaborators, such as QUB and the University of Milan, to help manage and reduce the effect of Salinity, Flooding, Cold, Frost and Heat through optimal biostimulation and nutritional management. Within our collaborating Research Centers, there are ongoing trials to test different application timings and to optimise product positioning. This will result in clear guidance on application timings and dosage for the new solutions that we will launch in the upcoming months. We also have embryo projects that will inform new product ideas, releases, or solutions in the medium term, for example secondary metabolites of bacterial fermentation are a new and promising potential source of raw materials for the next generation of biostimulants.

In the near term in the latter half of this year, Tradecorp and Landlab will also work on a European Project.

Q.-Can you tell us a bit more about this new European project?

A.- I would love to say more, and it is a really exciting initiative, but unfortunately the information cannot be disclosed for now. Come back to me in a few months when I can talk about these specific developments and I will more than happy to share information about this new challenging project.

  • If you want to know more about the latest project between Tradecorp and Landlab on the effect of drought stress on plants analyzed with thermal camera, click here.

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Drought stress affects plants earlier than you think. Watch it on this new infrared timelapse video ! https://tradecorp.com.es/en/drought-stress-timelapse-video/ Wed, 20 May 2020 09:56:36 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6674 It is a common misconception that the most common effect of drought on plants is wilting…but in reality, this is not the case. Wilted plants are in fact close to death and visible wilting is one of the final signs for drought stress before plant death!! How do plants react to drought stress? Plants and […]

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It is a common misconception that the most common effect of drought on plants is wilting…but in reality, this is not the case. Wilted plants are in fact close to death and visible wilting is one of the final signs for drought stress before plant death!!

How do plants react to drought stress?

Plants and humans have very similar reactions to dehydration. They alter their metabolism to conserve moisture. In plants, the stomata are closed tightly to prevent water loss during transpiration and in humans the excretion of water is reduced.

As water begins to become scarce, the plant, or body, begins to implement further emergency procedures to conserve fluids. The cells are now suffering from internal stresses that are referred to as abiotic stresses.

  • Abiotic stress: Stress that is external to the plant and is non pathogenic and non biological in origin is called non-living stress or abiotic stress

Due to the heat generated by the cell’s own metabolism and the lack of transpiration, temperatures in the cells begin to rise, as can be seen in the time lapse video. At this stage of drought, the plant is not visibly wilting but is already suffering large internal metabolic stresses that, for example, reduce growth rate.

What are the effects of drought stress on plants?

These effects include:

  • reduced ability of the cell to perform normal functions and growth
  • the disruption of amino acid or protein production
  • the destruction of chemicals that are critical to normal cell function, but are sensitive to heat
  • the concentration of electrolytes or salts (osmolytes) in the cell, which can damage the mitochondria, the energy factory of the cell

As drought continues, the cells lose water because:

  • They are permeable and water escapes through the cell wall
  • Also, water from the cell is used to preserve critical functions.
  • As a result, the cells become soft or lose their “turgor” and only at this late stage does wilting become visible.

Even if water is provided at this stage, the cell may rehydrate and regain “turgor” but the cells functions may be permanently damaged and, as a consequence, will never again be able to achieve 100% function. In plants this results in reduced yield and quality of harvest.

Infrared timelapse visualization of the “invisible” abiotic stresses caused by drought

Tradecorp, in collaboration with Landlab, a leading Italian agricultural research centre, has created this new infrared timelapse video to demonstrate that these invisible drought effects, such as increased cell temperature or reduced growth rate do indeed occur, even before wilting is visible.

To visualize these effects, we recorded three sets of plants:

Plants primactiveThe infrared camera clearly demonstrates that before wilting occurs plants were suffering from abiotic stresses.

 

  • Leaf temperature of the untreated drought affected plant was the highest
  • Growth rate of the untreated drought affected plant was lower than both the plants protected with Primactive and the plants not suffering from drought stress
  • Wilting occurred first in the untreated drought affected plant, and was delayed in the ones protected with Primactive,

The Primactive effect can delay or even eliminate negative abiotic stresses that crops are exposed to during the normal crop cycle - in this example, drought stress. Leaf surface temperature was reduced compared to untreated plants, the onset of wilting was also delayed.

As a result, plants suffered less disruption and damage to their metabolic functions and the growth rate of the Primactive plants was much higher than untreated plants. Reduction of the negative effects of drought helps to protect yield and quality and thus profitability – all thanks to Primactive.

Tradecorp’s collaboration with Landlab and other research centres

Tradecorp and Landlab have a long history of collaboration and research. This infrared time-lapse video is but one example of the successful research projects that Tradecorp R&D and Landlab have been collaborating on. Tradecorp have used the expertise gained with Landab and other similar research type entities to develop a deep and internationally recognized understanding of Biostimulants and their optimum use in agriculture.

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Global Technical Manager Dr. Cathal Daynes and Americas Technical Manager Renata Alcaraz support Rodel, Tradecorp's recent acquisition https://tradecorp.com.es/en/global-technical-manager-dr-cathal-daynes-and-americas-technical-manager-renata-alcaraz-support-rodel-tradecorps-recent-acquisition/ Thu, 07 May 2020 11:49:35 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6668 Before the implementation of COVID19 travel restrictions, Dr. Daynes and Alcaraz visited Rodel to support and train the Rodel team in Ecuador. They also visited clients and made field visits, in order to better understand agricultural production in Ecuador, along with sharing experiences and knowledge from other countries. A new stage for Rodel Rodel, now […]

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Before the implementation of COVID19 travel restrictions, Dr. Daynes and Alcaraz visited Rodel to support and train the Rodel team in Ecuador. They also visited clients and made field visits, in order to better understand agricultural production in Ecuador, along with sharing experiences and knowledge from other countries.

A new stage for Rodel

Rodel, now part of Tradecorp, will not only continue to service their core market of flowers but will also expand their footprint into other horticultural and plantation crops. In addition to cut flowers, Ecuador as the world’s largest exporter of bananas, second largest exported of Cocoa beans and sixth largest producer of palm oil represents significant agricultural production markets. These markets are complimented by traditional areas of strength for Tradecorp such as potato, corn and mango.

To this end the local Tradecorp portfolio on offer in Ecuador was analysed with a view to introducing further product lines to support existing clients in the flower business, and also with the intention of expanding Tradecorp’ s footprint across Ecuador. Plans for local trials of Tradecorp products with key producers in some of these crops were discussed, with the aim of confirming results in Ecuador that have been achieved in similar crops in other countries around the world.

Rodel

Biostimulation 360 training

Matching the correct Biostimulant to achieve the desired outcome is key. Therefore, presentations in line with Tradecorp’s Biostimulation 360 philosophy were also conducted in Ecuador. This training particularly focused on how to select the correct Biostimulant, based on whether the Biostimulant is being used for prevention or correction. The need to alter dosage between different types of Biostimulants was also emphasised.

Tradecorp’s Knowledge Management System is now available for Rodel

The Rodel team, led by Giselle Betancourt, were also trained in the use Tradecorp’s Plaza Knowledge Management system. Tradecorp Plaza now contains more than 10,000 pages of information and a database of more than 15,000 product compatibility combinations that are accessible and exclusive for the Tradecorp team and its affiliates. The local team now have access to this information, as well as other Tradecorp and Rovensa Group corporate platforms, giving an immediate benefit to enable Rodel to deliver a premium level value proposition to the Ecuadorian market.

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Biostimulant 360 synergy with Plant Protection Products (PPP) in Abiotic Stress Management https://tradecorp.com.es/en/biostimulant-360-synergy-with-plant-protection-products-ppp-in-abiotic-stress-management/ Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:37:05 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6644 Responsible use of Plant Protection Products (PPP) in agriculture allows growers to feed a global population of almost 8 billion people. While PPP are very effective in protecting the crop against Biotic Stresses such as pests and diseases, PPP can have an unwanted effect of creating an Abiotic Stress on the crop itself. Effects of […]

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Responsible use of Plant Protection Products (PPP) in agriculture allows growers to feed a global population of almost 8 billion people. While PPP are very effective in protecting the crop against Biotic Stresses such as pests and diseases, PPP can have an unwanted effect of creating an Abiotic Stress on the crop itself.

Effects of abiotic stresses caused by PPP

Unmanaged these Abiotic Stresses reduce the maximum potential yield of the crop. An example of PPP related Abiotic Stresses are temporary decreases in photosynthetic activity - a recent scientific paper1 found that almost half of the PPP tested caused unintended reductions in photosynthesis. Some PPP reduced photosynthesis immediately and had a short severe effect, while other PPP reduced photosynthesis for >5 days.

Other examples of Abiotic Stress from PPP are increased plant stress chemicals such as free radicals or reactive oxygen species (ROS) that cause premature cell aging2. The result of these varied PPP Abiotic Stresses is a slowdown in the crops metabolism and growth.

Biostimulation 360: the perfect synergy for PPP

Through its Biostimulation 360 product options, Tradecorp offers a range of Biostimulants that can be used before, tankmixed and used with, or applied after PPP applications. Biostimulation 360 products help minimise or eliminate these PPP related Abiotic Stresses enhancing plant metabolism and boosting growth.

Tradecorp offer different Biostimulation 360 products to match different agronomic and management needs for example:

  • Delfan Range products can be used to resist stress from the current spray cycle
  • Delfan and Aton Range products can be used to help recover the crop after a harsh PPP cycle

Other Biostimulant 360 options include the Phylgreen Range of products that are excellent in helping to manage environmental Abiotic Stress when applied pre-emptively.

Tradecorp’s Biostimulant 360 product options allow growers to choose the most appropriate Biostimulant to partner with almost any PPP program. This gives growers the flexibility to pursue their optimum PPP program while simultaneously managing related Abiotic Stress to help their crop reach its maximum potential yield and profitability.

Would you like to learn more?  To get in touch with your local Tradecorp office select country.

 

  1. Moolhuyzen et al. (2020) Photosynthesis Inhibiting Effects of Pesticides on Sweet Pepper Leaves. Insects 2020, 11, 69 https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11020069
  2. Khan Sakie et al. (2018) Pesticide-induced oxidative stress and antioxidant responses in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) seedlings. Ecotoxicology 2019, 27, 919 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10646-018-1916-6

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Rovensa expands its Biocontrol business unit by acquiring Grupo Agrotecnología https://tradecorp.com.es/en/rovensa-expands-its-biocontrol-business-unit-by-acquiring-grupo-agrotecnologia/ Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:49:18 +0000 https://tradecorp.com.es/en/?p=6639 Idai Nature, the biocontrol business unit of ROVENSA, an international group with innovative solutions for well balanced agriculture, announces the acquisition of Grupo Agrotecnología. Based in Orihuela, Spain, Grupo Agrotecnología is a leading company specialized in biological plant protection solutions with a particular focus on microbial technologies. This is the third acquisition of Rovensa’s biocontrol […]

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Idai Nature, the biocontrol business unit of ROVENSA, an international group with innovative solutions for well balanced agriculture, announces the acquisition of Grupo Agrotecnología. Based in Orihuela, Spain, Grupo Agrotecnología is a leading company specialized in biological plant protection solutions with a particular focus on microbial technologies.

This is the third acquisition of Rovensa’s biocontrol business unit, reinforcing the Group’s compromise towards its goal of leading the change in agriculture by focusing on safe, healthy and environmentally friendly solutions. Rovensa has now a stronger and wider portfolio of registered biocontrol products for a large range of crops, which will help to expand its biocontrol business.

“The acquisition of Grupo Agrotecnología will bring together two major strengths: Rovensa innovative biological crop solutions focused on plant extracts and Grupo Agrotecnología strong expertise in microbial-based biopesticides” explains Rovensa CEO, Eric van Innis, adding that “Rovensa will continue to explore new opportunities to complement organic growth with acquisitions so that it can fulfil its mission to feed the planet with safe and healthy solutions enabling a well balanced agriculture”.

Carlos Ledó, COO of Biocontrol, states “we are very proud and happy to Grupo Agrotecnología on board. Grupo Agrotecnología, under the leadership of the founding Riquelme family, will maintain its independence and will be integral in achieving our goal of becoming a world leader in biocontrol for sustainable agriculture”.

About Rovensa

Rovensa, formerly known as Sapec Agro Business, is an international player in the agricultural industry, with a long history, experience and knowledge in the sector.

In September 2019, Sapec Agro Business was renamed Rovensa, with the aim of creating a prestigious international brand in the agricultural industry. The group is now organised into three main business units: BioNutrition, BioControl and Crop Protection. With offices, factories, research centres and laboratories in Brazil, France, Spain, Portugal and Ireland, Rovensa continuously develops a broad portfolio of innovative solutions for plant health & care.

All companies belonging to Rovensa share synergies and offer a catalogue of complementary products that have the same objective: Well Balanced Agriculture.

+ info: https://www.rovensa.com/

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