PETACH TIKVAH, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STK bio-ag technologies, the innovative Israel–based leader in bio-ag technology for sustainable crop protection and aquaculture, is announcing the country of Chile has reauthorized the use of its TIMOREX GOLD® botanical-based biofungicide through the year 2022, and has extended its use to additional crops.
TIMOREX GOLD® has been used throughout Chile since 2012, but is now authorized for Stone Fruits (apricots, peaches, nectarines, cherries, plums) to control a variety of diseases, including Pudricion parda (Monilia fruticola), Oidium (Sphaerotheca pannosa vs persicae), and Tizon de la flor (Pseudomona Syringae pv persicae). Chile has also authorized its use on additional crops, including Raspberries, Blackberries and Kiwis to control Pudrición Gris (Botrytis cinera), and Onions to prevent Foliar and Stern Blight (Peronospora destructor and Stemphylium vesicarium).
According to STK CEO Guy Elitzur, “TIMOREX GOLD® is providing Chilean growers with a residue-free, botanical-based method for successful resistance management, increased yield and quality, and more competitive crops globally. This is why the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture has authorized the extension and expansion of its use. Local growers interested in trying TIMOREX GOLD® may contact STK Chile directly by visiting the STK web site.”
Founded in 1994, STK is a bio-ag technology company, committed to food protection from field to fork. Our botanical-based solutions (BBS), a synergy of cutting-edge scientific research and technology, enhance the safety, yield and quality of multiple crops. STK helps growers, food companies and supermarkets deliver healthier and safer food to market. Our botanical and hybrid solutions are easily integrated into conventional spraying programs, helping to advance the Integrated Pest Management approach to food production. STK’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 used in conventional and organic agriculture. Timorex Gold® is registered and sold in over 30 countries.
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