Exosect, a leading provider of Intelligent Pest Management Solutions, announced that its unique pheromone technology has received registration for use on Grape Vine Moth (Lobesia botrana
) in Turkey. This follows the recent approval for Oriental Fruit moth (Grapholita molesta
) in Italy and launch of Codling moth (Cydia pomonella
) in France earlier this year.
Exosex is a unique pheromone technology which controls moth pests in agriculture, horticulture and food manufacturing. Grape Vine moth (Lobesia botrana
), is a major global pest of grapes throughout Europe, North and West Africa, the Middle East, eastern Russia and Japan.
Exosex employs Entostat*, Exosect’s patented delivery platform, which delivers and disseminates minute quantities of the female sex pheromone throughout the Grape Vine moth population, this in turn prevents mating and subsequent fruit damage. These products form part of a suite of mating disruption products which Exosect have developed using Entostat technology.
Exosex pheromone technology in agriculture is now registered in the UK, France, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Austria, Slovenia, Turkey, USA, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand & India.