UPDATE: New Minor Use Permits Available

Friday, 28 May 2021

Two new Minor Use Permits applications have been approved by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for the nursery industry.

Through the ‘National Biosecurity and Sustainable Plant Production Program’ (NY20001), levy funds and additional contributions from the Australian Government were used to apply for the new Minor Use Permit (MUP). The below MUP numbered PER89239 and PER90147 are now available.

TEPPAN 50SL Insecticide (PER89239), plus other registered products containing 50g/L CYCLANILIPROLE, for the management of various insects including lepidoptera adults, larvae and hatched eggs, beetles, leafminer, psyllids, soft scales, weevils, and whiteflies, and the suppression of aphids, stink bug nymphs, thrips and mealybugs in Nursery stock (non-food) – seedlings (excluding vegetable and herb seedlings) tubes and plugs, potted colour, trees & shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses and fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers and ornamentals.

ecocarb Fungicide (PER90147), plus other registered products containing 940g/kg POTASSIUM BICARBONATE, for the management of Powdery mildew in Nursery stock (non-food) – seedlings, tubes and plugs, potted colour, trees & shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses, and fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers and ornamentals.

Full list of current Minor Use Permits (MUPS) for the nursery industry can be found here.

If you have identified active ingredients that may be useful to add to the list of industry MUP’s please contact GIA National Biosecurity Manager John McDonald via john.mcdonald@greenlifeindustry.com.au or call 07 3277 7900.

The ‘National biosecurity and sustainable plant production program’ (NY20001) project is funded by Hort Innovation using nursery research and development levy and funds from the Australian Government.