PETACH TIKVA , Israel, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The Stockton Group (STK), a leader in innovative botanical based crop protection has signed a major agreement with Syngenta as the exclusive global distributor of a new biofungicide technology based on tea tree oil for the control of several diseases in ornamental crops.
The products of Stockton will be sold under the Syngenta brand for Botrytis and Powdery Mildew in Ornamentals globally. The biofungicide technology complements the comprehensive fungicide portfolio of Syngenta and will help to provide its customers with innovative sustainable tools for disease resistance management.
Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton Group, commented on the agreement "We are very excited about this agreement as Syngenta is the perfect partner for our new products in ornamentals."
Jonathan Campbell, Syngenta Head Partnerships & Scouting for Lawn & Garden R&D, said "The signing of this development and distribution agreement is great news and was only possible thanks to excellent teamwork. Now that we have the agreement in place, we are looking forward to working closely with Stockton to drive this exciting project forward".
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit http://www.syngenta.com and http://www.goodgrowthplan.com. Follow us on Twitter® at http://www.twitter.com/Syngenta
The Stockton Group (Stockton) specializes in the development and marketing of botanical based biopesticides. Its core focus is on the incorporation of these bio-pesticides into conventional agriculture spraying programs that use conventional chemical products, thus creating a balanced, cleaner and sustainable agricultural environment.
Stockton has an active R&D program 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, and is active in more than 35 counties worldwide.
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.
Stockton is a global company established in 1994 as a privately owned company and has a staff of 40 employees in Israel and around 120 employees worldwide. The company has offices in 20 countries and operates in over 40 countries.
SOURCE The Stockton Group