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Victor, New York (August 7, 2012) - BioWorks is pleased to announce that CEASE®, an Aqueous Suspension Biofungicide, is now available in Canada. CEASE has been sold in the United States ornamental market since 2008.
Based on a naturally occurring, patented strain of Bacillus subtilis (strain QST 713), CEASE is a broad spectrum biofungicide targeting common fungal and bacterial diseases such as Botrytis, Pseudomonas, Xanthomonas, powdery and downy mildews, gummy stem blight, leaf spot and speck, anthracnose, and rust. It can be applied on greenhouse, nursery and outdoor ornamentals, and greenhouse vegetables, and is approved for organic use.
"BioWorks is pleased to offer this product to Canadian growers. CEASE is very effective in controlling a variety of troublesome diseases, while providing outstanding plant, human and environmental safety," stated Joe Gionta, Director of Sales and Marketing for BioWorks. "Plus, with no restricted entry interval and a 0-day preharvest interval, CEASE gives growers flexibility and savings in labor costs."
Other products BioWorks offers in Canda include RootShield® Biological Fungicide, MilStop® Foliar Fungicide, and BotaniGard® Mycoinsecticide. The product line is currently distributed through Koppert Canada Limited.