On April 13, 2021, the Brazilian Ministry of Agricultural, Livestock and Supply announced the registration of 39 formulated pesticides, of which 14 are categorized as low-impact pesticides.
All pesticides approved contain active ingredients previously registered in the country. MAPA officials acknowledged their importance of decreasing market centralization and production costs for Brazilian farmers:
4 of them are microbial pesticides containing Beauveria bassiana, Bacillus thuringiensis, Bacillus velezensis, Bacillus subtilis;
5 insect hormones or virus;
5 pesticides based on Terra Diatomácea, Beauveria bassiana, Bacillus and Baculovirus are approved for organic agriculture.;
9 pesticides based on Mancozeb and Difenoconazole are registered on at least one minor crop(Crops with insufficient phytosanitary support that have few products registered for pest control)
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