Pheromone for mating disruption of fall armyworm
FERMATE® FAW is a pheromone designed for onward formulation of mating disruption products for control of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda).
The product contains Z9-14 Acetate as its main pheromone component.
FERMATE® FAW is manufactured by BioPhero’s proprietary fermentation technology, using the same enzymes as insects to produce biologically active and environmentally friendly pheromones.
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The fall armyworm is one of the world’s worst pests:
- It has voracious appetite for maize, rice, wheat and over 100 other crops
- It is developing resistance to conventional control measures such as insecticides and GM traits
- Since 2016, it has spread out of the Americas to all but the coldest regions of Earth
- It is threatening food security in Africa and Asia in particular