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Botanical Extract to manage borer pests of fruit crops – Menma
By Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI)
Need for managing borer pests of fruit crops in an environmentally friendly way in a profitable manner, through organic agriculture Current yield loss of fruit crops by borer pests – 30%
Intended Application
Environmentally safe bioformulation to manage the borer pests of fruit crops pests An essential component of organic farming
Product Design and Silent Features
The bioactive molecules extracted from cassava was arbitrarily named as Menma. Very effective for the management of pseudo stem weevil in banana and other borer pests in fruit crops. Large scale field trials, covering over one lakh plants were undertaken across the state of Kerala and established its efficacy
Current Market status/Novelty
The global biopesticides market was valued at 3,738 million in 2015, and is expected to reach $11,176 million by 2022, registering a CAGR of 16.9% from 2016 to 2022. The total demand of India biopesticides market was 3,061 tons in 2015, and is expected to reach 9,155 tons by 2022, registering a CAGR of 16.2% from 2016 to 2022.
Development Stage
Pilot plant available for demonstrating to industries
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