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Chuetsu Pulp Kogyo Co., Ltd. Certification for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ “Fundamental Establishment Project Implementation Plan Based on the Green Food System Strategy”

Chuetsu Pulp Industry Co., Ltd.
Regarding certification of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ “Fundamental Establishment Project Implementation Plan Based on the Green Food System Strategy”
~Agricultural utilization initiatives using cellulose nanofiber~ ……
Chuetsu Pulp Industries Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Chuetsu Pulp”) and Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “Marubeni”) have been promoting the development of applications for ACC cellulose nanofiber (*1) (hereinafter referred to as “CNF”) in the agricultural field. Ta. This time, efforts to disseminate nanoforest(R)-S [Agri], a new physical control material for plants using CNF, have been included in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ “Implementation Plan for Infrastructure Establishment Based on Green Food System Strategy.” Certified. (*2)
[Chuetsu Pulp Industry Development Headquarters Nano Forest Division] TEL: 03-6811-2969
[Chuetsu Pulp Industry Inquiry Form] [Marubeni Corporation Pulp Department] TEL: 03-3282-4359
nanoforest-S [Agri] (hereinafter referred to as “this material”) is a new agricultural material that uses CNF and can be used to grow a variety of vegetables and fruits. When sprayed on plants, the fine fibers contained in this material cover the leaf surface (*3) and physically prevent pathogens from entering, contributing to a reduction in the use of chemical pesticides. One of the goals of the Green Food System Strategy is to reduce the amount of chemical pesticides used by 50% in terms of risk (*4) by 2050, and expanding the use of this material will help achieve this goal. It will be. – Efforts for agricultural use using CNF –
[Image 1:×380.jpg] – Two functions of nanoforest(R)-S [Agri] –
[Image 2:×508.jpg] Through this certification, Chuetsu Pulp and Marubeni will proceed with demonstration tests with a view to expanding their use in agricultural fields, as well as promote the switch from chemical pesticides to physical pest control materials, and support the fungicide market (domestic shipments amounting to 73 billion yen). ) to develop sales channels.
[Image 3:×1536.jpg] ACC cellulose nanofiber nanoforest(R)
(*1) ACC cellulose nanofiber (CNF):
Using the underwater opposing collision method (ACC method), without adding chemicals,
Fine fibers obtained by loosening wood fibers using the power of water. It has a hydrophilic surface that easily binds to water and a hydrophobic surface that easily binds to oil, exhibiting the characteristic of “amphiphilicity.”
Chuetsu Pulp uses pulp fiber, which is the raw material for paper, as a raw material.
It is manufactured and sold under the product name “nanoforest(R)”. (*2) Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Certification status of infrastructure establishment project implementation plan and machines eligible for green investment promotion tax system (*3)Fine fibers on the leaf surface:
By adhering to the leaf surface, CNF blocks the invasion of
filamentous fungi and bacteria inside the leaf.
Due to its amphipathic nature, it easily attaches to leaf surfaces that repel water, and the leaf surface can be observed using a field emission scanning electron microscope (FE-SEM).
The adhesion of CNF is also confirmed in the pores.
[Image 4:×348.jpg] Pore ​​appearance Mask effect by CNF
(*4) Risk conversion:
The amount of pesticide shipped based on the active ingredient of each pesticide is determined based on the ADI (Acceptable Daily Intake), which is an indicator of toxicity to humans.
It is calculated as the sum of the products multiplied by the established “risk conversion coefficient” (“chemical pesticide usage amount (risk conversion)”).
Established at the 25th Agricultural Materials Council Pesticides Subcommittee. – Related releases –
July 11, 2022
Regarding the start of trial sales of agricultural materials using cellulose nanofibers
November 15, 2021
Regarding the start of sales of poultry house environment improvement materials using cellulose nanofiber
April 25, 2017
Regarding conclusion of memorandum regarding application development and sales operations of cellulose nanofibers
-Chuetsu Pulp Industries Co., Ltd.- Development Headquarters Nano Forest Division
282 Yonejima, Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture Contact TEL.
03-6811-2969 Dedicated inquiry form that’s all
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