Receives EPA Registration
Stockton Israel, a leader in plant extract based crop protection innovation, announced today that its flagship product, Timorex Gold, has received US registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Timorex Gold is a natural broad spectrum fungicide, which allows farmers to have a useful new tool for disease control in organic and conventional crops.
Timorex Gold is a proprietary multi-component natural fungicide based on a plant extract of the Melaleuca alternifolia. The product is registered and approved for use in organic and conventional agriculture in more than 25 countries in the world, including most countries in Central and South America, Australia, Philippines, Serbia, Canada and now in the USA.
“Timorex Gold® provides consistent efficacy in a variety of diseases and enables food to be produced with greater efficiency and safety than ever before”, Explains Guy Cooper, EVP Strategy Commerce and Business Development for the Stockton Group. ”Timorex Gold® can be used either in rotation or in a tank-mix and improves the effectiveness of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) spray programs. Timorex Gold® provides growers with an exciting new non residue tool, which reduces chemical loads and is better for the environment. Its unique multisite Mode of Action is also a valuable tools in the constant fight against resistance buildup”, he adds.
“The acceptance of the EPA in the USA market is a huge milestone for us,” explained Ziv Tirosh, CEO of Stockton. “Stockton continuously invests in research and development to bring new sustainable crop protection products for todays’ modern agriculture. 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.”
Timorex Gold® is easy to handle, reduces risk to workers consumers and non-target pests, and leaves no residues. It may be applied along the growing season of many crops and will provide control of a variety of diseases. Timorex Gold® is the smart way to grow.
The Stockton Group (Stockton) specializes in the development and marketing of plant extract based bio-pesticides. Its core focus is on their integration alongside conventional chemical products into conventional agriculture spraying programs and creating a balanced, cleaner and healthier agricultural environment.
Stockton has an active R&D program for the development of future natural products for crop protection. In this area, the Group has a unique research and development center in Israel and invests substantial resources in developing “green” products. Stockton has a variety of products adapted to regional needs, 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 crop diseases. The product demonstrates an efficacy similar to that of chemical fungicides, and is suitable for use with both conventional and organic crops. Timorex Gold® is registered and sold in over 25 countries.
Stockton is an international 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 about 40 countries.