Hungary – Pyraflufen-Ethyl derogations received

 Two emergency registrations recently granted for Pyraflufen-Ethyl in Hungary:

-     Nichino Europe are pleased to announce we have received emergency registration for Kabuki + Toil for the use as OSR desiccant.

-    Thanks to the Association of Hungarian Fruit and Vegetable Producers (FruitVeB), Kabuki has received emergency registration for elder covering 4 000 ha.

Many thanks to our Hungarian partner in supporting these derogations.

Bulgaria – Mizuki registered

We are very pleased to announce that a new registration of our product Mizuki (Pyraflufen-Ethyl) has been received for Bulgaria.

It is cleared for use in potatoes, vines, pome and stone fruits, nut trees, kiwi, olives, artichokes and tomatoes.

The product is used in the various crops for weed control, shoot/runner control and desiccation.

Our partner in the country is KNE Certis.

Nihon Nohyaku – new subsidiary

Nihon Nohyaku establishes South Korean subsidiary (source: Crop Science, 24. March 2022 | Headline Analysis Nihon Nohyaku | Facilities & Operations):

Japanese company Nihon Nohyaku has established a South Korean subsidiary, Nichino Korea (NKR – Seoul), to focus on registration management and development of agrochemicals, among other functions. It will begin operations from April 1st.

The company notes that the new unit will allow it to better pursue business opportunities in the country, where it had been expanding its agrochemical portfolio through local partners.

Nihon Nohyaku added that the establishment of the subsidiary is unlikely to have a significant impact on the company’s financial results.

Finland - Derogation for Danitron

It has been announced by Tukes (Finish regulatory authority) that they have granted a derogation to the Finnish Association of Fruit and Berry Growers:

Danitron (Fenpyroximate) can be used against fruit tree mites in apple and pear plantations and against mites in strawberries. The product should be used once during the growing season (derogation timelines are from 01.05. - 28.08.2022).


Cyprus - Mizuki registered

We are pleased to announce we have received another new registration for our product Mizuki. The registration covers weed control and desiccation in potatoes.

The product is being distributed in Cyprus by A.N. Nicolaou.


Norway – derogation for Gozai

We are pleased to confirm our partner Nordisk Alkali have received a further derogation extension with Gozai (Pyraflufen-Ethyl). Beside potato desiccation runner control in strawberries is now covered also.

Approval period 11th of June to 9th of October 2022.

Charity Donation

From the outset Nichino Europe condemns the brutal aggression against the sovereign country of Ukraine. In view of the current situation, and to help the women and children of this country, we have made a charitable donation of £5000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee for the Ukraine Appeal. Nichino Europe stands with the people of Ukraine.

For further information about the appeal please see the following link: 

DEC Case For Support

Croatia – Mizuki registered

We can announce another registration of Mizuki as a desiccant and herbicide into Croatia.

This is the third Southern zone registration in the last months after Italy and Portugal. Mizuki is being marketed by Belchim Crop Protection.