Emergency Use Permit for Spodovir Plus in Australia!
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) granted an Emergency Use Permit for Spodovir Plus, effective immediately, for the control of Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall Armyworm) for a period of three years.
Fall Armyworm originated in the Americas and was first detected in Africa in 2006. Since then, fall armyworm have been spreading rapidly across the African continent and found its way to Asia, where is has established in several countries within the region. In January 2020, fall armyworm was first recorded in Australia and has spread rapidly throughout the country.
With Spodovir Plus, Andermatt Canada in conjunction with Andermatt Biocontrol and their distributor OCP, brings a valuable tool to Australian growers to combat this devastating pest.