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Koppert and colonial florists

‘Natural enemies are our first line of defence’

Whitefly was starting to become a serious threat to Colonial Florists’ poinsettia crop. The problem was brought under control with a combination of parasitic wasps. Biological crop protection is...

Koppert: Larvanem to combat vine weevil
14-07-15

You're sure to see Larvanem being used when growers have problems with vine weevils. For more than 25 years, this parasitic nematode has been the top product used to combat vine weevil. The secret to its continued success lies in...

Koppert: Horiver sticky traps against whitefly and thrips
29-06-15

With summer temperatures up in the 20s and 30s, pests like whitefly and thrips are thriving! That's why it's particularly important to show these pests a yellow card.

 

Combating vine weevils with Koppert's nematodes
08-06-15

The larvae and pupae of the black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) can be controlled with our beneficial nematodes. Correct application is crucial for the effectiveness of this biological solution.

Koppert - ProParva
08-06-15

A growing number of companies are experiencing the advantages of ProParva for themselves. This product from the NatuGro line stimulates the formation of root hairs and disease-suppressing bacteria, ensuring a compact plant that...

Koppert's new mission
07-06-15

From its modest start as a small supply company, Koppert has grown into a major international player. The company’s objectives in 2015 are very different from those it pursued in its first few years. At that time they concerned a...

Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visiting Gotham Greens in Chicago
04-06-15

Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visited the USA in the past few days.

 

On Wednesday June 3 they were in Chicago where they were introduced to Gotham Greens. Gotham Greens is an innovative urban farming company,...

Koppert Kenya is present on the IFTEX in Nairobi
01-06-15

The fourth edition of the International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) will be held in Nairobi-Kenya from 3 to 5 June 2015. The exhibition has placed Kenya on the global map as one of the top flower exporting country. Over 220...

22-04-15

Agricultural products play an important role for the Moroccan export market and this country is making huge investments in this field. Morocco is focusing on small farmers and investing in technology and research for more...

Koppert and HillFresh
09-04-15

The flags are fluttering cheerfully at HillFresh International. That is not surprising, because the trading company has successfully built up a strong position in the international potato, fruit, and vegetable market since it was...

Koppert: NatuGro in blueberries
09-04-15

Blueberry Giant is 40 hectares large and is based in Weeze, Germany. The farm used NatuGro for the second time in 2014, enjoying good results once again.

Aphytis against mealybugs
09-04-15

The California red scale and the citrus mealybug cause enormous problems for citrus crops in countries around the Mediterranean. A new approach developed by Koppert Spain offers bright prospects which can compete on price with...

02-04-15

Looking to get the best biological control systems to the Japanese growers, Koppert has consolidated its long-term relationship with Arysta Japan.

 

Since its inception in 1967, Koppert Biological Systems has been recognized as...

02-04-15

Koppert is present at the 7th International Exhibition “Greenhouses. Vegetable growing and store. Irrigation 2015” “Flowers. Landscape. Homestead 2015”, which will be held in April 23-25, 2015 in the International Exhibition...

13-03-15

Koppert Biological Systems was awarded a patent for its Natupol Booster on the Dutch market at the beginning of November 2014. By using a different material, the company has succeeded in preventing damage resulting from gnawing...

06-03-15

Sharon Dijksma, Dutch State Secretary of Economic Affairs, paid a two day official working visit to México on 2 March 2015. Dijksma was accompanied by 25 Dutch organisations on a trade mission focusing on the agricultural sector....

Less nitrogen in tomatoes - Koppert and NatuGro
16-02-15

On Friday 6 February Ed Moerman (Koppert's NatuGro knowledge & System Development) gave a presentation about the reduced use of nitrogen with top results in tomatoes.

13-02-15

Can you use natural genetic variation of indigenous natural enemies to improve the efficiency of biological control? This is the query that BINGO aims to answer. Koppert Biological Systems is taking part in this international...

11-02-15

Innovative Dutch tomato grower, Duijvestijn Tomaten, won this sought after title at the second edition of the Tomato Inspiration Event during the Fruit Logistica in Berlin recently. Over 200 horticultural representatives attended...

Trianum in Canada and USA
08-02-15

Since the autumn of 2014, Trianum-P and Trianum-G have been allowed into the USA. Trianum is based on the fungus Trichoderma harzianum. It colonizes the plant’s root system, giving pathogens in the root environment no opportunity...

27-01-15

A new edition of the Koppert Biojournal is available. It's an international fruit & veg edition. If you want to receive the Biojournal please send an e-mail to communication(at)koppert.nl.

Do you know that you can also find the...

Koppert at Fruit Logistica
26-01-15

Koppert is playing a growing role in boosting the sustainability of cultivation by means of its holistic approach - combining knowledge, advice, and solutions. Koppert Biological Systems increasingly sees the results of the total...

Koppert's new Cryptobug-L replaces chemical treatment of mealybugs
19-01-15

Koppert Biological Systems will introduce the new product Cryptobug-L to the market at the beginning of February. Cryptobug-L is concerned with larval stages two and three of the predatory beetle Cryptolaemus montrouzieri. These...

09-01-15

Visit us at the IPM fair in Essen (Germany) and we will introduce you to our new 'weapon' against mealybugs, which can replace the chemical approach in various crops! The fair is on from January 27 to 30.

Christmas and New Year wish of Koppert
24-12-14

The management and employees of Koppert Biological Systems wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Koppert: Entomite-A disappears, more effective Macro-Mite takes its place
02-12-14

At the end of 2014, Koppert will remove Entomite-A (the predatory soil mite Gaeolaelaps aculeifer) from its product range. Koppert has had an excellent alternative to this product since 2010: the predatory soil mite Macrocheles...

26-11-14

The official kick-off of project SMART (also referred to as SMASH - Smart Adaptive Sustainable Horticulture) in Rwanda was launched on 12 November. The aim of this project is to enable farmers in Rwanda to develop a sustainable...

Koppert stand IFTF
19-11-14

This year, for the fifth time in a row, Koppert took part in the IFTF, the International Floriculture and Horticulture Trade Fair. The fair took place in Vijfhuizen on 5 November and, just as in other years, attracted a...

Koppert concludes cooperation agreement with Urban Farmers
19-11-14

Koppert Biological Systems is to cooperate with Urban Farmers AG, a Swiss company which is a pioneer in city farming. Urban Farmers is making use of Koppert's knowledge in a new urban farming project at the De Schilde building in...

Koppert - biocontrol in gerbera France
11-11-14

The French grower Christian Scaronne wanted to be safe rather than sorry and changed to biological crop protection. ‘Without the biological approach my company would not yet be in danger, but that could be the case in future....

Hollandplant opts for ProParva and Trianum from Koppert
11-11-14

For Hollandplant, it goes without saying: when sowing, pricking out, and grafting, the plant nursery uses the products ProParva and Trianum. In this way, the plant nursery gives the young plant a solid basis on which the buyer...

Koppert: Horiver now in a third size on the market
10-11-14

At the request of clients, Koppert has developed a third size in the yellow sticky traps. This is now on the market. It measures 25 x 20 cm and joins the other two sizes of 25 x 10 and 25 x 40 cm. The new sticky trap is naturally...

Koppert placed third in Hillenraad100
01-11-14

For the second year in a row, Koppert has been ranked third on the new Hillenraad100 list of leading horticulture companies.

New edition of Koppert Biojournal
29-10-14

A new edition of the Koppert Biojournal is available. It's an international ornamentals edition.

Koppert is building an international R&D centre
27-10-14

Koppert Biological Systems began work on the construction of a new, international R&D centre in October. The centre, which is being built next to the head office in Berkel en Rodenrijs – the Netherlands, will soon offer space to...

24-10-14

Koppert Biological Systems in the Netherlands and Oman based Hassad Agricultural Investments LLC, have signed a joint venture agreement establishing Koppert Biological Systems Oman LLC. The agreement was signed on Wednesday 22...

04-10-14

On Saterday evening, October 4th, during a festive final in Veghel (NL) the winnners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2014 were announced. In the Accelerating category, Paul Koppert was given the first price.

 

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Increase production blueberries: Koppert bumblebees
13-08-14

Murray Tweedie insists there is no doubt about it: Koppert bumblebees are indispensable for good pollination. Since he started using Quad hives in 2005, the two-year average production level at his company has increased from...

Koppert: Residue free growing with NatuGro
13-08-14

Is 100% residue-free cultivation possible? And if so, is it necessary? Atthe Dutch company Greenco, the founder and producer of Tommie snack tomatoes, they believe it both possible and desirable. The company set itself this...

 

 

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Agenda

September 8-10

Flower Expo

Moscow Russia 

 

October 15-17

Agrilink Manilla

Philippines

 

October 28- 30

ProFlora

Bogota Colombia

 

November 4-6

IFTF

Vijfhuizen the Netherlands

 

December 1-2

GFIA

Durban South Africa

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Afbeelding 2 - Trianum

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