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Bio Pesticides Market report gives an insight into the global Bio pesticides market, segmented into different types including microbial pesticides, biochemical pesticides, macrobial pesticides, plant ...

Bio Pesticides Market report gives an insight into the global Bio pesticides market, segmented into different types including microbial pesticides, biochemical pesticides, macrobial pesticides, plant incorporated protectants (Bt Insect Resistance) and other (weedicides and termiticides) and their impact on various application areas such as cereals & soybeans, fruits and vegetables, cotton, ornamentals plants & turfs and other (Oil Seeds, Pulses, Plantation (Coffee, Tea & Sugarcane), Woody plants, & Forestry etc). The study includes estimations and predictions for the total global biopesticides market. Detailed emphasis on the adoption of GM (especially Bt Crops) worldwide and its strong effect in the developing countries is analyzed. Estimations and Predictions are provided by geographic regions encompassing North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, and Middle East. Compilation of Worldwide Patents and Research related to Biopesticides is also provided. Global and regional market analysis is done for 2005-2020 with 173 exhibits. Business profiles of 25 major companies are discussed in the report.

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  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 1 BIOPESTICIDES MARKET SIZE Scope of the Study This report gives an insight into the different types of biopesticides, which includes microbial pesticides, biochemical pesticides, macrobial pesticides, plant incorporated protectants (Bt Insect Resistance) and other(weedicide and termiticide) and their impact on various application areas such as cereals & soybean, fruit and vegetables, cotton, Ornamental Plants & Turf and other (pulses, oil seeds, woody plants and forestry). The study includes estimates and projections for the total global biopesticides market. Projections and estimates are also illustrated by region, product type and by application. Detailed cover-up emphasis in the adoption of GM (especially Bt Crops) worldwide and its strong effect in the developing countries is also done. Projections and estimates are also illustrated by geographic regions encompassing NAFTA, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, and Middle East. Business profiles of 25 major companies are discussed in the report. The report serves as a guide to biopesticides industry, covering more than 200 companies that are engaged in biopesticides studies/screening, products and application. Research Organizations and Universities serving biopesticides industry are also covered in the Corporate Directory section of this report. Information related to recent product releases, product developments, partnerships, collaborations, and mergers and acquisitions is also covered in the report. Biopesticides report is an ideal research tool providing strategic business intelligence to the corporate sector. This report may help strategists, investors, laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, biotechnology companies and drug approval authorities in--  Gauging Competitive Intelligence  Identifying Key Growth Areas and Opportunities  Understanding Geographic Relevance to Product  Knowing Regional Market Sizes and Growth Opportunities and Restraints  Keeping Tab on Emerging Technologies  Equity Analysis  Tapping New Markets Analytics and data presented in this report pertain to several parameters such as –  Global And Regional Market Sizes, Market Shares, Market Trends  Product (Global And Regional) Market Sizes, Market Shares, Market Trends  Technology Trends  Corporate Intelligence  Key Companies By Sales, Brands, Products  Consumer Behavioral Patterns  Other Strategic Business Affecting Data
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 2 Research Methodology RI Technologies publishes business intelligence reports by going through a cycle of diligent research and analysis activity. Research is done using both online and offline resources. The study outline of this report is sketched on the following lines – global market analysis, regional market analysis, product segmentation, global and regional market analysis by product segment, market trends, M&A, R&D, competitive landscape, technology trends, and other key drivers. Current data helps in analyzing the future of the industry and is also helpful for doing market evaluations, and estimating the market size for the future. This report is uniquely researched and the methodology includes:  Need and Scope of Study  Product Definitions  Segmental Analysis  Regional Analysis  Exclusive Data Analytics  Corporate Intelligence  Feedback Right from concept to final compilation of this report, both primary and secondary research methods are applied. We have provided exclusive feedback forms/pre-release questionnaires for this report to use the information for authentication of our own findings. Secondary research includes government publications, investment research reports, web based surveys, website information of both companies and markets, and other offline resources such as print publications and CDs. Our compilation of easy to navigate PDF reports are essential value addition resources for leading and growing companies.
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 3 II. REPORT SYNOPSIS A worldwide demand for reduction in use of chemical pesticides, regarded by consumers as harmful, is leading to the development of innovative and less harmful plant protection strategies. Pesticides such as organochlorine insecticides, methyl bromide, etc., are discontinued due to their health hazards. Alternative protection systems (biological products) are the need of the future and should be devised in place of conventional pesticides. Global pesticide market is projected to reach about US$ XX.XX billion by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX billion in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX % during the analysis period 2005-2020. Agriculture is deemed as human life’s backbone. Plant protection purely by chemical means has its own disadvantages. Pesticides are found to cause toxicity problems to human life and the environment. Hence, the need for developing biopesticides assumes all the more importance. The crux of the matter is that companies just cannot market a product as eco-friendly; they have to live up to the expectations. The biopesticides industry mostly encompasses small-to-medium enterprises. All pesticide companies (whether chemical or bio-control) in the United States must be registered according to the EPA biopesticide definition, which is an expensive affair. Hence, it leads to the question of how small companies can register, market, and compete with global agrochemical bigwigs. The common farmer is highly likely to choose a reputed, cheaper brand over a private-label, though it may be labeled as “green”. However, the trend towards eco-friendly products is making biopesticides more noticeable than ever before. Growing consumer awareness for food and agricultural products with less or no chemical residues, and growers’ and farmers’ demand for safer pesticides has triggered a bid demand for biopesticides. Consequently, big agrochemical companies too are making inroads into the biopesticides market through takeovers, alliances, license deals, collaborations, etc. For example, BASF AG made a marketing deal with US biopesticide company AgraQuest while Bayer AG acquired Agrogreen’s (Israel) certain businesses. Apparently such deals are lucrative; however, big companies are wary as any negative effect would mar their brands. Biopesticides include microbial pesticides, entomopathogenic nematodes, baculoviruses, plant derived pesticides, and Insect pheromones, are increasingly being tested as alternatives to chemical pesticides and key components of Integrated Pest Management (IPM). The stark truth is that, however, biopesticides constitute a very small fraction of the global pesticides market. Global biopesticides market is projected to reach about US$ XX.XX billion by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX billion in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX % during the analysis period 2005-2020. Biopesticides are the fastest growing segment of the agrochemical industry. Biopesticides have a very high volume of registrations with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) than conventional pesticides. Major food buyers such as McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Sysco, etc., too have voiced requests to suppliers to use “sustainable” agricultural practices, which has given more impetus to biopesticides. Exported American commodities’ Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) tags are also a growing issue leading to more interest in biopesticides. It takes almost two years to get an EPA registration. Though positivity exists for biopesticides, their efficacy levels are doubtful when compared to conventional pesticides. Biopesticides are found to be more effective
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 4 as alternatives, work well in early season, and also in situations where there is least pest pressure. Biopesticides are also finding appeal from growers who need to use pest control products with a short pre- harvest interval, or if they are faced with the situation that requires them to return to the field quickly after an application of pesticide. The next five years are expected to see a boom in new biopesticides. Segmentation of Biopesticides Exhibit 1. Segmentation of Global Biopesticides Market by Type and by Application By Type By Application Microbial Cereals & Soybean Biochemical Fruits and Vegetables Plant Incorporated Protectant (Bt Insect Resistance) Cotton Macrobial Ornamental Plants & Turf Other (1) Other (2) (1) Includes Weedicide and Termiticide (2) Includes Oil Seeds, Pulses, Plantation (Coffee, Tea & Sugarcane), Woody plants, & Forestry etc). © RIT, 2013
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 5 Global Market Analysis Pesticides Global pesticides market is projected to reach about US$ XX.XX billion by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX billion in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX % during the analysis period 2005-2020. Exhibit 2. Pesticides - Global Value Market Estimations & Predictions (2005 - 2020) in US$ Billion Year Value 2005 XX.XX 2006 XX.XX 2007 XX.XX 2008 XX.XX 2009 XX.XX 2010 XX.XX 2011 XX.XX 2012 XX.XX 2013 XX.XX 2014 XX.XX 2015 XX.XX 2016 XX.XX 2017 XX.XX 2018 XX.XX 2019 XX.XX 2020 XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Billion
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 6 Biopesticides Global biopesticides market is projected to reach about US$ XX.XX billion by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX billion in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX % during the analysis period 2005-2020. Exhibit 3. Biopesticides – Global Value Market Estimations & Predictions (2005 - 2020) in US$ Million Year Value 2005 XX.XX 2006 XX.XX 2007 XX.XX 2008 XX.XX 2009 XX.XX 2010 XX.XX 2011 XX.XX 2012 XX.XX 2013 XX.XX 2014 XX.XX 2015 XX.XX 2016 XX.XX 2017 XX.XX 2018 XX.XX 2019 XX.XX 2020 XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Million
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 7 Exhibit 4. List of Major Global Companies S. No Company Name Country Website 1 Ag Biotech Australia Pty., Ltd. Australia www.agbiotech.com.au 2 AgraQuest, Inc. USA www.agraquest.com 3 Ajay Bio-Tech (India) Ltd. India www.ajaybio.in 4 Amit Biotech India www.amitbiotech.com 5 Bayer CropScience AG Germany www.bayercropscience.com 6 Becker Underwood USA www.beckerunderwood.com More ….. © RIT, 2013
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 8 III. MARKET DYNAMICS Analysis by Type Global microbial market is projected to reach US$ XX.XX million by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX in 2012, registering a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of XX.XX % during the analysis period 2005- 2020. Biochemical market is worth and projected to register the largest growing market for US$ XX.XX million in 2020 and apparently growing at a CAGR of XX.XX % throughout analysis period. Biochemical market has a greater scope in future. Plant Incorporated Protectants (Bt Insect Resistance) has a wide capturing scope and the fastest growing market by registering a CAGR of XX.XX % throughout analysis period. Global macrobial pesticides market is to reach US$ XX.XX million by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX in 2012, registering a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of XX.XX % during the analysis period 2005- 2020.
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 9 Exhibit 5. Biopesticides - Global Value Market Estimations & Predictions (2005-2020) in US$ Million by Type for Microbial, Biochemical, Macrobial, Plant Incorporated-Protectants (PIPs)/ Bt (Insect Resistance) and Other Year /Type Microbial Biochemical Macrobial Plant Incorporated-Protectants (PIPs)/Bt (Insect Resistance) Other Total 2005 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2006 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2007 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2008 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2009 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2010 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2011 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2012 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2013 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2014 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2015 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2016 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2017 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2018 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2019 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2020 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Million Microbial Biochemical Macrobial Plant Incorporated-Protectants(PIPs)/Bt(InsectResistance) Other
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 10 Analysis by Application During the analysis period 2005-2020, in NAFTA, the market for cereals & soybean in biopesticides application is projected to remain the largest among all other applications with a market share of XX.XX % in 2020. In terms of market value, cereals & soybean were estimated at US$ XX.XX million in 2012 and are projected to reach US$ XX.XX million by 2020. Other including oil seeds, pulses, plantation (coffee, tea and sugarcane), woody plants and forestry are expected to register the fastest growth during period, while fruits and Vegetables represents second fastest growing application in NAFTA. Exhibit 6. Biopesticides - NAFTA Value Market Estimations & Predictions (2005-2020) in US$ Million for Cereals & Soybean, Fruits and Vegetables, Cotton, Ornamental Plants & Turf and Other Year /Application Cereals & Soybean Fruits and Vegetables Cotton Ornamental Plants & Turf Other Total 2005 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2006 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2007 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2008 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2009 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2010 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2011 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2012 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2013 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2014 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2015 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2016 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2017 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2018 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2019 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2020 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Million Cereals & Soybean Fruits and Vegetables Cotton Ornamental Plants & Turf Other
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 11 Analysis by Geographic Region France is estimated as the largest market for biopesticides in Europe with an estimated share of XX.XX % in 2012. In terms of value, France is projected to reach US$ XX.XX million by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX million in 2012. The Netherlands is also the fastest growing market for biopesticides in European region during 2005-2020 with a CAGR of XX.XX %. Italy represents the second largest (US$ XX.XX million) and the Switzerland represents second fastest (XX.XX%) growing market during 2005-2020. Exhibit 7. Biopesticides - European Value Market Estimations & Predictions (2005-2020) in US$ Million for France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Rest of Europe Year/Country France Italy Germany UK Spain Russia The Netherlands Switzerland RoE Total 2005 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2006 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2007 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2008 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2009 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2010 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2011 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2012 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2013 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2014 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2015 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2016 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2017 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2018 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2019 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2020 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Million France Italy Germany UK Spain Russia The Netherlands Switzerland RoE
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 12 BIOPESTICIDES – THE OUTLOOK Biopesticides market is projected to grow healthy at a CAGR of XX.XX % through 2020. The growth of global biopesticides industry is related to the popularity of insect resistance crops. The huge demand for biopesticides has led to the intervention of new technologies in agricultural practices that would generate new and innovative changes in production. The global market for biopesticides is very small, compared to the US$ XX.XX billion (2010) chemical pesticides market. Biopesticides market is expected to reach US$ XX.XX billion by the year 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX billion in 2012. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) has maximum advantage over other products such as insect pathogens and natural plants. With the changing trends and improved technologies, insect resistance crops with Bt procedures are expected to dominate the market. Biochemical pesticides (pheromones and natural plant extracts) are expected to outshine the present market leaders, microbial pesticides in the long run. Over a hundred microbial products are available worldwide. They can be effectively used in horticulture, agriculture and forestry. North America, Japan and Europe are increasingly using these biocontrols. However, cost factors and expensive R&D is hurdle for these biocontrols. Increasing development and registration costs have steadily declined the number of new synthetic pesticides coming into the market every year over the past decade. Insects too have become more resistant to many products, which mean increased dosages or abandoning pesticides. Cost factors have led to decrease in pesticide registrations and the availability of acceptable pesticides is also decreasing. Government regulatory bodies are now coming up with improved measures to encourage biocontrol companies. Increasing attention is being directed toward natural enemies such as predators, parasites, and pathogens. None of these predators or parasites can be mass-produced and stored for long periods of time and must be raised in vivo. The most desirable product is a biocontrol agent that possesses all the advantageous characteristics of a chemical pesticide, displays high toxicity to the target organisms, can be mass produced, and also have a long shelf life.…………………………………
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 13 IV. PRODUCT TECHNOLOGY/RESEARCH  Biopesticides form an essential group of pesticides that can bring down the risks of the use of pesticides  One more advantage is that even in small quantities they are quite effective. As they are prone to rapid decomposition they do not leave behind bothersome residues.  Biopesticides normally have a limited target range and a particular mode of action.  Biopesticides do not leave behind any residue problems.  The suppression of pests can be performed by the production of a toxin specific to the pest.  The reduction of pests can be achieved through the creation of a disease.  The suppressing of pests can be brought about by preventing the establishment of other microorganisms through competition or by adopting other modes of action.  Due to the development of many strains of bacillus thuringiensis, there are now strains readily available that can control fly larvae. These strains have the ability to control black flies and mosquitoes.  All over the world an extensive use of bacillus thuringiensis and bacillus thuringiensis or Bt can be observed. It is basically a pathogen of lepidopterous pests which are known to cause the maximum damage.  Among these can be found the American bollworm in cotton and the stem borers in rice. As they get ingested by the pest larvae the bacillus thuringiensis releases toxins which attack the mid gut of the pest and destroys it over time.  The baculoviruses are target specific in nature and have the capability to infect and kill numerous plant pests. Particularly against the lepidopterous pests that damage vegetables, rice and cotton.  As the demand grows to bring down the use of agrochemicals and their residues in food and the environment, there is more importance given to the biological control of agricultural pests.  Many viruses of some families are seen to infect insects. Only the viruses that belong to the family Baculoviridae have been used as biopesticides as they are highly specialized, safe to humans and wildlife and have a very narrow specificity.  Many viruses of some families are seen to infect insects. Only the viruses that belong to the family Baculoviridae have been used as biopesticides as they are highly specialized, safe to humans and wildlife and have a very narrow specificity.  In certain nations where there is restriction in place for the use of genetically modified organisms, the improvements are being carried out primarily at the level of diagnostics. In vitro production and some alterations in biopesticide formulations are also being undertaken.  The destructive action of baculoviruses can be enhanced through the genetic modifications of the baculovirus genome with the help of genes of some other natural pathogen. There is the potential of improvement in baculoviruses through the means of genetic modifications.  The neem which comes from the neem tree known as Azadirachta indica is comprised of different chemicals which includes azadirachtin. This particular chemical is known to affect the digestive process and the reproductive system of several pests that have to be controlled.
  • RITMIR022: Biopesticides – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 14 Biopesticides – A Perspective Biopesticides are derivatives of natural substances and are used for killing or repelling the plant pests as well as disease causing agents like ticks and mosquitoes. The natural substances include certain bacteria, viruses, plants, animals, and minerals. The bacterial species Bacillus thuringiensis, the virus NPV [nuclear polyhedrosis virus], genetically modified pest resistant plants like Bt cotton, animal sources like sex pheromones, and minerals like canola oil are examples of biopesticides. These are considered to be effective substitutes for synthetic chemical pesticides. Maintenance of lawn, forests, botanic gardens, and orchards involves the use of biopesticides. But the beneficial effects of biopesticides are not confined to plant protection alone. They are of importance in the control of disease vectors like mosquitoes and flies. There is no doubt that direct beneficiaries of employing biopesticides are cultivators of food crops. But, indirectly food processing industries, exporters and retail sellers of food grains, and ultimately the consumers also stand to gain from the use of biopesticides.  Biopesticides are those which are derived from natural materials such as animals, plants, microorganisms and minerals. Ex: Canola oil and baking soda are known to be called as biopesticides as they have some pesticidal properties.  They are biological agents that kill plants and animals which harm the human beings. Most of these biologically made pesticides are known as bioinsecticides. Their function is to kill the insects and pests.  Those materials which have the ability to kill fungi and nematicide are known as biofungicides, and are also called as Bionematicides.  Rodenticides has the ability to harm agents such as insects, nematodes (or roundworms), fungi, weeds, and rodents etc. Exhibit 8. List of Pests & Crops Targeted Pest Common Name Scientific Name Biocontrol Agent Crops Targeted Cottony cushion scale Icerya purchasi lady beetle Citrus plants Wooly apple aphids Eriosoma lanigerum Aphelinus mali Apple trees Cassava mealybugs Phenacoccus manihoti Encyrtid wasp Cassava shrubs (Africa) Oriental fruit flies Dacus dorsalis Braconid wasp Mangoes and many other fruits Purple scale Lepidosaphes beckii Lady beetles Citrus groves Blotch leafminers Agromyza frontella Dacnusa dryas, braconid wasp Alfalfa crop Coconut moths Levuana iridescens Ptychomyia remota Aoconuts Green stink bugs Nezara viridula Tachinid flies Vegetable crops Palm scale Chrysomphalus dictyospermi Aphytis melinus Greenhouse plants © RIT, 2013 About RI Technologies RI Technologies is a premier source of market research on the Biotechnology & Healthcare sector. We emphasize on factual insights and forecasts with maximum global coverage. RI Technologies is constantly monitoring the biotechnology & Healthcare industry, tracking market trends, and forecasting industry
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