Seipasa, a company specialized in the formulation, development and marketing of botanical-based solutions (biopesticides, biostimulants and fertilizers) for agriculture, won the prestigious Agrow Award 2017 for the Best Formulation Innovation.
Fungisei prevailed over other commercial references from Dow AgroSciences and the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research. According to the panel of experts assessing the nominations, the bio-fungicide developed by Seipasa deserved the award due to the remarkable innovation in their formulation compared to current references in the market.
Mr. Pedro Peleato, CEO of Seipasa, highlighted the work of innovation supporting this award. “Let me mention the pride we feel for all the efforts we have put in Fungisei. We truly believe in natural active ingredients to control pests and diseases. That is the way we have done in the past 20 years”, claimed Peleato. He also underlined Seipasa's commitment to innovation to "move towards more rational and sustainable agriculture".
Fungisei protects against fungus, bacteria and soil-borne diseases while improving crop health. The product shows higher efficacies compared to chemicals and is compatible with integrated pest management, resistance management and organic farming programs. Fungisei is a broad-spectrum bio-fungicide whose patented technology allows for a liquid formulation based on microorganisms. The product presents high stability and its efficacy has been proved under extreme temperature conditions.
Agrow Awards 2017
The Agrow Awards, which celebrated their tenth anniversary this year, have become an international benchmark in which innovation and the advances made by companies within the crop protection industry are recognized. More than 40 companies were nominated within the 15 categories making up the awards. BASF, Certis USA, Adama or Syngenta were among the finalists. The final ceremony was held in London.