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Lady develops organic pesticide


A lady chemical engineer in Cebu has developed an organic fungicide and bactericide that can control serious crop diseases such as Sigatoka in banana and anthracnose in mango and other crops. The developer is Gigi Zaballero of Ahcil Laboratories based in Cebu City. The product which comes by the name of Antica has been approved for commercial use by the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority and was launched during the national mango congress held in Tagbilaran City recently.