We are aware of some questions about Lumiposa seed treatment on imported oilseed rape seed this year. For clarity this is the current situation.
Lumiposa (active ingredient cyantraniliprole) is to date authorised as a seed treatment of oilseed rape in Hungary, Poland and Romania with ongoing reviews in other Member States. Current EU legislation allows seed treated in Poland, Hungary and Romania to be sold and planted in the EU 28, but please note, it is not as yet authorised in Germany. It is a condition of use that the product must only be applied by professional treatment.
Corteva Agriscience have no guardianship of the imported treated seed and the product is not yet authorised in the UK. UK growers who have purchased imported seed and have enquiries about its performance should contact their seed supplier from whom they purchased the seed.
Corteva are presently characterizing Lumiposa for the UK with the view to obtaining an approval but this will not be before 2020.