STK gets Timorex Gold OK in Venezuela
Switzerland-based crop protection business Stockton Group’s (STK) proprietary biofungicide, Timorex Gold, has been granted commercial approval in Venezuela. Timorex Gold is registered for use on cereals, coffee, vegetables, grapevines, bananas and other fruit crops. It is based on Melaleuca alternifolia extract, has no pre-harvest intervals or re-entry limitations, STK points out. The product is effective against powdery and downy mildews, early blight ( Alternaria spp), black sigatoka ( Mycosphaerella fijiensis), rice blast ( Pyricularia grisea), leaf spot ( Cercospora spp), and rust diseases. Timorex Gold is STK’s first in-house innovative product and has already been approved in 20 countries.