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MEVALONETM IS A UNIQUE BIOFUNGICIDE BASED ON NATURAL PLANT CHEMISTRY.

 

 



Applied as a preventative and curative solution for Botrytis cinerea, Mevalone is a foliar, contact biofungicide, which delivers a controlled release pattern of multiple terpene active ingredients
 


 

 

The primary mode of action is to disrupt fungal cell membranes and cause loss of membrane integrity, leading to cell collapse.

 

The antifungal activity of a combination of three plant terpene active ingredients is harnessed by Eden’s patented microencapsulation technology, Sustaine™.

 

 

SustaineTM encapsulates the terpenes in Mevalone and enables controlled release upon dilution of the formulation in water.
 

The capsule is not eroded during the release process; terpenes exit via pores, which open upon hydration.
 

The pores close again when the capsule experiences osmotic stress/dehydration.
 

 

As a result, the terpene active ingredients remain at the leaf surface to prolong their antifungal activity across multiple rehydration/rain events.

Release of actives during wetting events coincides with high risk periods for Botrytis infection.

 

ZERO PLASTICS/POLYMERS

SustaineTM is a major development in the formulation of phased release products, whilst avoiding any intentional plastic pollution in agriculture.

 

Applications

Application Rate

Growth Stage

Intervals

Maximum Number of Applications per crop cycle

Pre Harvest Interval (PHI)


1.6-4L/ha


BBCH 60-89


7 days


4


3 days
 

 

Multiple efficacy trials from Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the South of France compared Mevalone to conventional chemistries in up to 18 different grape varieties.

 

Botrytis Disease Incidence on Grape and % Disease Control

 

Application of Mevalone results in comparable control of disease incidence to market leading conventional products and has the added benefit of increased flexibility in application due to its lack of residues. 

 

Primarily used on grapes (wine and table), Mevalone is also approved for use on kiwi, aubergine, pomegranate and spring onion.