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Tutavir unveils its unique feature the population effect in the field

The Andermatt Group brings Tutavir to the market to offer a sustainable solution to support tomato growers battling this challenging pest.
In this article we describe the long-term effect of Tutavir on the Tuta absoluta population. Tutavir is sprayed at standard dose and interval for a direct effect leading to damage control. In addition, the population effect comes to help to control the population of Tuta absoluta. These two effects together make Tutavir a unique solution for Tuta absoluta control in application programs.

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Interview with Brendon Neumann

First started getting commercial exposure in the biocontrol industry in around 2000 he was some of the first people to be discussing topics like biocontrol and soil health with commercial farmers in South Africa. Meet the new Director Product Portfolio Management of the Andermatt Group – the “ironman” Brendon Neemann!

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Andermatt Canada success story with Lymantria dispar MNPV

Andermatt Canada has been helping Canadian and American forestry managers regulate Lymantria dispar populations since 2009. Lymantria dispar is an important forestry pest with an exceptionally broad geographical range, from its native territory in Europe to Northern North America. Recently, Andermatt Canada helped to limit the Lymantria dispar outbreak in the city of Toronto while aiding the city to overcome public concerns with species at risk within the application area.

Interview with Ralph Schwarz

Ralph is Managing Director of Andermatt Biogarten, the home and garden sector of the Andermatt Group. Ralph, could you tell us your professional background and how you decided to work in the organic gardening industry? I originally studied biology and have always been interested in everything alive, whether it was plants or animals. Offering people …

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Andermatt in Africa

Healthy Food and Healthy Environment for all, speaks directly to Africa and her people. Andermatt’s vision in Africa is focused on feeding the continent sustainably, as well as strengthening local economies through the export of high quality, residue-free, healthy food.  Andermatt is strategically growing its footprint in Africa. South African based Andermatt Madumbi and Andermatt …

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The use of Bb-Protec in orchard crops – a citrus success story

Bb-Protec is a biological insecticide that has the fungus Beauveria bassiana strain R444 as the active ingredient. Compared to conventional insecticides, Bb-Protec has a narrow target range, but when compared to other biological insecticides, its target range is considered broad. This makes it a viable solution for different growers that are challenged by different pests. Bb-Protec (known as …

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Madex Twin in Morocco – a success story in the making

In March this year Giulia Bozzolini, Area Manager for Morocco, and Felix Dubach, Head of International Market Development, travelled to Morocco to visit a local partner: Éléphant Vert, which distributes three of our baculovirus products since 2018. Hanane Chafik, marketing manager at Éléphant Vert, organized informative events for apple and peach growers as well as for …

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New products available

Andermatt is not only growing in terms of new subsidiaries but also in terms of bringing new biocontrol technologies and solutions to farmers. In the recently released product portfolio, Andermatt incorporated several new products. Besides Plutex, a newly high selective baculovirus to control diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella), Andermatt also broadened its range of biostimulants and …

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Root health strategy with T-Gro and AmyProtec 42 on potatoes in South Africa

The total potato hectares planted in South African during the past 5 years have fluctuated between 52 000 and 55 000 hectares with an average yearly production of approximately 265 million 10 kg bags/pockets. This was produced by 497 commercial potato growers and in 2019 the total consumption of potatoes (fresh and processed) was almost …

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