Actinovate Biological Fungicide products will now be distributed by The BioAg Alliance, Valent BioSciences Corp. announced on Tuesday.
Actinovate AG is a broad spectrum biofungicide used primarily for management of common foliar and soilborne diseases found on outdoor crops and in greenhouses, nurseries and turf.
"We are pleased to add a quality product such as Actinovate AG to our industry-leading biorational product line," Ted Melnik, Valent BioSciences' executive vice president and chief operating officer, said. "Actinovate AG is a proven product that offers growers a flexible tool for fighting disease and managing resistance while providing value across a wide range of plants and crops."
BioAg Alliance officials say they are happy to work with Valent BioSciences.
"The BioAg Alliance is pleased to work with Valent BioSciences to deliver this new solution to their customers," Brad Griffith, Monsanto's vice president of global microbials, said. "We are focused on being the preferred development and commercial partner in agricultural microbials worldwide, bringing value to our partners and this agreement is a great example of this work. The BioAg Alliance brings an unmatched ability to take agricultural microbial products from idea to market – including access to premier formulation, testing, production, and regulatory capabilities."
The agreement covers outdoor crops, greenhouses, nurseries and turf.