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Brazil is setting records for biopesticide registrations moving into 2022

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January 07, 2022
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According to the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, 95 new pesticides for biological and organic control were registered in 2020 that created a turnover of USD 307 million. Europe and North America lead the biological market, but Brazil is moving in the right direction to be a leader as it demonstrates lower production costs and as adoption of sustainable farming practices increases in the region. The recent success of biologicals in Brazil is due to its well-established extension system and fewer regulatory barriers to foreign companies. The need for alternative inputs in agriculture will expand the use of biologicals, and Brazil presents clients a model for scaled growth opportunities.

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