PETACH TIKVA, Israel, October 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Stockton (STK), a leader in the development, marketing and manufacturing of plant based biopesticides, is pleased to announce that their biofungicide Timorex Gold® is now registered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The product holds 30 registrations throughout the United States.
Timorex Gold® is now registered in the USA (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin) and is used by growers in over 30 countries around worldwide, including most countries of Central and South America, Australia, Canada, the Philippines and Serbia.
"Florida's approval is an important milestone for Timorex Gold®. This is a significant confirmation of our product's platform, paving the way for the flow of our new and innovative products and for sustainable crop protection", explain Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton. "The U.S. market is extremely important for Stockton as we anticipate a great commercial future for our product in this significant market."
Timorex Gold® is a highly-effective biofungicide based on the plant extract Melaleuca alternifolia with a unique multiple modes of action. The product offers fruit and vegetable growers a number of benefits including a high degree of safety to beneficial and pollinator insects. The fungicide/bacteriacide performs especially well for resistance management.
Timorex Gold® broad-spectrum disease control activity makes it an excellent component in disease control programs. It can be used can be used in rotation or as a tank mix partner with most commercial available fungicides. When sprayed on the plant, it activates the plants natural defenses. The natural fungicide stimulates the plants' growth, strengthens photosynthetic capacity, and reduces stress and chemical load.
Timorex Gold® is certified for use in organic production by a number of organizations such as ECOCERT, BCS, and CERES, among others. For a complete list of crops and uses, please refer to our product label.
Stockton USA is based in Davis, California, headed by Ms. Sarah Reiter as Country Manager who brings over 20 years of experience integrating biopesticides in modern agricultural practices with Bayer CropScience and AgraQuest.
Stockton supports the cause of the Rainforest Alliance and GlobalG.A.P. and believes in the development eco-friendly solutions and good agriculture practices, which minimize negative environmental impacts of farming operations.
Stockton (STK) specializes in the development and marketing of botanical-based biopesticides. Its core focus is on the incorporation of these biopesticides into integrated agriculture spraying programs that use conventional chemical products, thus creating a balanced, cleaner and sustainable agricultural environment.
Stockton is a global company was established in 1994 and has an active R&D Center for the development of future natural products for crop protection. Its unique research and development center in Israel invests substantial resources in developing 'green' products. Stockton has a variety of products adapted to different agro ecological areas, biological parameters and regulatory guidelines.
Stockton's flagship product Timorex Gold® is used to control a broad spectrum of diseases in diverse crops. The product demonstrates an efficacy equivalent to chemical fungicides and is suitable to be use in conventional and organic agriculture. Timorex Gold® is registered and sold in over 30 countries.
SOURCE Stockton STK