Latin America is all in vogue in the global agri-biologicals industry. The growing areas devoted to extensive and intensive crops, as well as the still high dependence on conventional inputs, have led many of the big global names put their focus on the region and aspire to obtain a dynamism that they do not find in other parts of the world. In addition, there is a growing local activity of innovators and local agricultural companies seeking their own biological solutions, creating their own laboratories. This is what is happening in Peru, the protagonist of the main article in this edition of Biologicals Latam: although the country has been strongly increasing its imports of biological inputs, it is also seeing a flourishing of local knowledge, with 59 laboratories registered for this specialty. This trend is what you can see both in the Biostimulants & Bioprotection Series that Redagrícola presents starting today and that will be extended throughout the year, until the 2nd Congress of Biostimulants Latam & Redagrícola Biocontrol that we will organize in September. 

Patricio Trebilcock
Director of Redagricola


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Peru Focus: Fruit Exports Drive Demand For Biologicals in Peruvian Agriculture

As their exports rise, Peruvian fields increase the use of bio-inputs to protect their crops, generating a growth in imports and an emerging local development that already has 59 laboratories.

FBSciences Launches Ambitious Plan in South America

Courtenay Wolfe, CEO of the Tennessee-based biologics company, explains its plans in the region after establishing a subsidiary in Brazil.

Latin America drives ADAMA's revenues in 2021

Bayer increases funds for investment in agricultural and healthcare innovations

Video: Silicon and the keys for its application as a biostimulant

The American biologist, with a PhD in cellular and molecular biology from The University of Toledo, Ohio, has specialized in researching silicon as a plant nutrient. In this presentation, she summarizes the advances that research has shown in the use of this element as a natural stimulant, and the particularities with which it is incorporated by different crops.

French company Elicit PLant creates solution against water stress based on plant phytosterols

Brazil approves two new biopesticides as part of plan to promote biological inputs

Shell Oil Company Joins Initiative to Reduce Environmental Impact of Nitrogen in Agricultural Uses

An Invasive Fungus May Be The Solution in The Campaign Against Chilean Guava in A Polynesian Archipelago

Microbial biostimulants will be among the fastest growing biological segments in the years ahead

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary joins initiative to reduce postharvest fruit and vegetable losses with mustard-based solution

Spanish Symborg achieves European approval of Beauveria bassiana 203 fungus for bioinsecticide use against pests

Azospirillum, a bacteria of well-established use in extensive crops

With 20 million doses of commercial products applied in the continent, there is no discussion about the effectiveness of the inoculation results of this microorganism, mainly in cereals and legumes. This is stated by Dr. Fabricio Cassán, who reviews the technological and scientific developments that have allowed great advances, such as the massive co-inoculation with rhizobia in soybeans and significant savings in nitrogen fertilizers.

Syngenta launches solution to protect crops against all types of stresses

Belgian Biobest Group acquires its biologics distributor in Poland

Sources indicate that Farmer Business Network is preparing its IPO.


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Biologicals Latam es una revista digital trimestral de Redagrícola que informa de manera especializada sobre la intensa actividad que se está desarrollando en el espacio de los bioinsumos para la producción agrícola. Esta publicación es complemento del Curso Online de Bioestimulantes y Biocontrol y las conferencias que este grupo de medios realiza en torno al tema.