Seipasa, the Spanish company specialised in the development and formulation of bioinsecticides, biofungicides and biostimulants for agriculture, has announced the launch of Seitylis, a new biological fungicide of natural origin formulated with a state-of-the-art, highly efficient strain of Bacillus subtilis.
Designed according to the company's Natural Technology model, Seitylis exerts a preventive and curative action to control a broad range of plant diseases, such as oidium, mildew and mottling.
As Francisco Espinoso, Seipasa's R+D+I Manager, explains Seitylis consolidates the extensive know-how the company has developed on the use of microorganisms as natural enemies of pests and diseases.
"Seitylis represents another step forward in our research work into the Bacillus subtilis bacterium that we have been carrying out over the past years. We are pioneers in applying this area of knowledge to agriculture, and have already transferred it to the international market through our solutions registered in different countries and continents, such as Fungisei biofungicide or our Radisei root stimulant registered in Spain", Francisco Espinoso pointed out.
"With Seitylis we harness all of the current innovations in the use of microorganisms applied to agriculture and make them available to farmers in the form of a safe, highly efficient, trustworthy solution", the company's R+D+I manager added.
Antagonistic effect and defence activator
Seitylis provides an antagonistic effect which displaces pathogenic organisms from their niche and prevents them from developing. It acts by forming a biological, protective barrier on the plant's leaves and by activating its integrated defence system.
Seitylis has a short safety period and is suitable for use in organic farming.