Region: East Africa > Kenya
Categorized: Biological control
Tagged: #biologicalcontrol #fallarmyworm
Fawligen a biological control for fall armyworm registered in Kenya
Fawligen is an IRAC Group 31 mode of action (host-specific occluded pathogenic viruses) biological insecticide and contains a nucleopolyhedrovirus specific to the Fall Armyworm (FAW) pest. It underwent multiple evaluations and regulatory trials between 2018 and 2020 with organizations such as CABI and KALRO in Kenya before it was submitted for registration to regulatory authorities. Fawligen is manufactured by the global leader and innovator in biological pest control, AgBiTech and, as announced in previous press releases, will be distributed in multiple countries in Sub-Saharan Africa by UPL.