Insects Beware; Arborjet Introduces AzaSol™ at 2011 Landscape Industry Show First Water Soluble Powder, Botanical Azadirachtin Product

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at this year's Landscape Industry Show (LIS) now have a new tool in their pest management arsenal; today Arborjet introduces AzaSol™ (www.azasol.com) to the west coast, the first water soluble powdered azadirachtin product developed for superior biologically-based insect control. And for those hoping to try this exciting and effective new pest management tool, AzaSol is now available in an individual packet for one time application.

AzaSol is manufactured with a patented process resulting in the highest potency, powdered azadirachtin product that is also water soluble, solvent free and shelf stable for more than two years.  Unlike traditional azadirachtin products, by mixing AzaSol with water at the time of application, the solubility allows for superior flow, absorption and utilization by plants and because it is biologically-based can be applied the day of harvest.  The 6% solution offers the highest concentration available on the market.

AzaSol is intended for use on outdoor plants, food crops, mushroom houses, plants grown indoors or in greenhouses, shade cloth, interiorscapes and nurseries; it can be applied via soil drench, chemigation, injection or spray.  Studies show azadirachtin, derived from neem plants, to be a highly effective broad spectrum biological insect control, proven natural anti-feedant, growth regulator and anti-ovipository and insect repellent providing protection from insects ranging from annual bluegrass weevils to whiteflies; for a full list click here: http://www.azasol.com/pdfs/azasolbrochure.pdf

"AzaSol will change the way the industry looks at azadirachtin products," said Russ Davis, Chief Operating Officer of Arborjet.  "It's great news for landscapers, fruit growers and nursery care professionals who until now have struggled with the stability of azadirachtin products. Since  AzaSol is the first  powder-based water soluble product, it not only enables us to overcome this issue but also offers the highest concentrated product available at a very competitive price."

To learn more about AzaSol and, please visit www.azasol.com.  Journalists seeking information about AzaSol or Arborjet should contact Rachel Greenstein, Warner Communications, at 617-569-6269 or rachel@warnerpr.com.

About Arborjet

Founded in 1999, Arborjet's mission is to provide the most effective and environmentally friendly formulations and equipment to promote overall plant health care and to preserve our natural and urban forests.  The company is committed to researching and developing remedies for the world's most invasive pest insects and diseases to support arborists and enable them to safely treat near waterways and highly populated areas.  Arborjet's products are for both residential and commercial application and are distributed throughout the United States.  Arborjet is headquartered in Woburn, MA.  To learn more about the products provided by Arborjet visit, www.arborjet.com.    

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