BedoukianBio Announces Approval to Sell New Pheromone Substances in Europe

Throughout 2022, BedoukianBio has been actively engaged in supporting our customers’ pest control needs by getting regulatory approval for new pheromones in the markets we serve.

BedoukianBio is pleased to announce that our pheromone portfolio in the European Union has grown with the addition of five new pheromones approved for sale in the EU.

P3010-90 (e,e-8,10-dodecadienol) has been approved for Cydia Pomonella. The codling moth is a member of the Lepidopteran family Tortricidae and are major pests to fruit crops particularly apples and pears.

P3040-95 (z-9-dodecenyl acetate) has been approved for Endopiza Viteana. The grape berry moth is in the family Tortricidae and is particularly destructive to vineyards.

P9000-90 (z-8-dodecenyl acetate) has been approved for Grapholita Molesta. The oriental fruit moth, also known as the peach moth, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is native to China, but now found throughout the world. The larvae feed on peach, apple, quince, pear, plum, cherry, apricot and nectarine.

P9030-85 (e-5-decenyl acetate) has been approved for Anarsia Lineatella. The peach twig borer is a moth of the family Gelechiidae and it is commonly found in Europe. They are a significant pest to almonds.

P9200-98 (e-8-dodecenyl acetate) has been approved for Cryptophlebia Leucotreta. The false codling moth, also known as the orange moth, citrus codling moth or orange codling moth, is a moth in the family Tortricidae under the order of Lepidoptera. Larvae of the moth feed on a wide range of crops from cotton and macadamia nuts to citrus species.

“We are excited to expand our insect pheromone offerings targeted for a number of key agricultural crops of the European Union,” commented David Bedoukian, Vice President of Sales for BedoukianBio. “As we continue our agriculture pest efforts in Europe in the future, we look forward to adding more pheromones to our portfolio in the EU.”