Cedress ®

Cedress® is a biological and environmentally friendly seed treatment. The active ingredient is a naturally occurring soil bacterium (Pseudomonas chlororaphis). Approved for: carrot, peas.

Cedress is:

  • Effective against seed-borne diseases of peas and against Acrothecium in carrots.
  • Environmentally friendly because it contains a naturally occurring bacterium and environmentally friendly ingredients.
  • Also permitted for use in organic farming.
  • User- and work environment-friendly because you do not have to deal with chemical substances and also avoid the dust from chemically treated seeds.
  • Not to be considered as environmentally hazardous goods during transport.
  • Permitted for use in KRAV-certified production.


Cedress® treated seed can be stored, transported and handled as ordinary seed. The product can be used in most seed treatment equipment. The product can be stored in unopened packaging in + 4C to + 8C for 8 weeks after delivery. All packaging is marked with a best before date. Partial emptying of packaging is not recommended.

The treated seed can be stored for up to one year. Bioagri further recommends that the health of the seed be analyzed before treatment.

Research and background for Cedress®

Cedress® is the result of more than ten years of intensive research and testing at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, SLU, followed by several years of product development by Lantmännen Bioagri AB. Cedress® is currently approved in Sweden. Cedress® will be approved in more European countries as the country's authority approves the product.