Entries by Sandra Módenes

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1480 extending the approval periods of (ca.) 46 substances

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2022/1480 of 7 September 2022 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 as regards the extension of the approval periods of the active substances 2-phenylphenol (including its salts such as the sodium salt), 8-hydroxyquinoline, amidosulfuron, bensulfuron, bifenox, chlormequat, chlorotoluron, clofentezine, clomazone, daminozide, deltamethrin, dicamba, difenoconazole, diflufenican, dimethachlor, esfenvalerate, etofenprox, fenoxaprop-P, fenpropidin, fenpyrazamine, […]

Dextra International & Grant Thornton advise Trichodex, the leading biological company based in Spain, on its sale to Grupo Fertiberia

The two firms, which specialize in M&A, provided financial & legal advice to Trichodex on the transaction. Dextra International & Grant Thornton have been constantly working together since 2019 on M&A transactions for the agribusiness Industry. Trichodex brings to Grupo Fertiberia its pioneering technology in innovative biofertilizers, biostimulants and bioprotection products, which it exports to […]

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Expected ruling of European Court on the genetic modification of plants may offer opportunities for situation-specific safety analyses of new varieties

A ruling on the interpretation of EU law concerning the genetic modification of plants is expected from the European Court of Justice at the end of July. The Opinion of Advocate General Bobek, often a good indication of the final ruling, implies that European countries may be given the opportunity to adopt their own national […]

Alivio para el déficit de cereal y girasol en España por la guerra en Ucrania al poner en producción 600.000 hectáreas de barbecho

El gran déficit de cereal y girasol que estaba teniendo España desde el estallido de la guerra de Ucrania -que se traducía no sólo en la pérdida de materia prima sino en el encarecimiento de estos productos- puede comenzar a aliviarse con la decisión tomada por la Unión Europea -a iniciativa del Ministerio de Agricultura- […]

¿Que es la Roya Amarilla?

¿Qué es la Roya Amarilla? La Roya Amarilla es una enfermedad que puede infectar a trigo, cebada, triticale y otras gramíneas. Sin embargo, los ataques agronómicamente significativos de esta enfermedad se producen en el cultivo de trigo. El agente causante de este tipo de roya es el hongo Puccinia striiformis y principalmente se encuentra en […]