Aug. 29, 2017
Results from the field trials for Phoenix, Arizona-based BioNovelus’ CR-10 Biofungicide for crop protection and post-harvest security and preservation have been positive.
With regard to food security and food preservation, in testing CR-10 Biofungicide is showing impressive results in its ability to kill bacteria, fungi and spores. It expands the shelf-life while keeping produce pathogen-free, fresh and crisp. Increasing the shelf-life of vegetables and fruits should allow food growers to reach more markets, serve more customers and increase their bottom line. It can also increase sustainability and give access to fresher and safer food to people in remote places.
CR-10 is a new, environmentally friendly, nontoxic disinfectant that has been shown to be more effective against fungi and bacteria than commonly used chemical agents. It has a broad range of uses in agricultural applications.Research has shown CR-10 to be particularly effective against HemileiaVastatrix, knownas ‘Coffee Rust’or‘Roya’.