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AzaGuard®

Insecticide / Nematicide

AzaGuard is a non-toxic insecticide and nematicide with a superior active ingredient derived from neem seeds, azadirachtin. It controls insects in the larval, pupal, and nymphal stages by inhibiting growth, feeding, and reproduction. Use on outdoor and indoor flowers, fruit and vegetable gardens, trees, shrubs, and lawns to control over 300 species of insects.

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Active Ingredients

  • Azadirachtin

Certifications

  • cRc Kosher
  • OMRI Listed
  • OMRI-Listed and Kosher certification
  • Immediately effective on insect larvae
  • Leaves no harmful residue, edibles can be picked same day
  • Targets all life stages – immediately effective on insect larvae
Young aphids on deep dark green foliage

AzaGuard is a non-toxic insecticide and nematicide with a superior active ingredient derived from neem seeds, azadirachtin. It controls insects in the larval, pupal, and nymphal stages by inhibiting growth, feeding, and reproduction. Use on outdoor and indoor flowers, fruit and vegetable gardens, trees, shrubs, and lawns to control over 300 species of insects. This plant-based insecticide is OMRI-Listed, which can be conveniently added into any organic gardening regiment. Commercial growers depend on American-made AzaGuard as a killer treatment for pesky bugs.


What is the active ingredient in AzaGuard?

AzaGuard’s primary active ingredient is a highly concentrated 3% Azadirachtin formulation. Azadirachtin, a chemical compound belonging to the liminoid group, is formulated through an extraction process of the neem tree, mainly from the seeds that yield the purest form of the neem extract. AzaGuard’s raw neem oil extract is then put through a complex biosynthesis to create a concentrated, high-grade Azadirachtin formula that yields a higher percentage of critical limonoid components including nimbin, nimbidinin, and salannin.


What is AzaGuard's mode of action?

AzaGuard Insecticide/Nematicide is a versatile IPM tool that allows for field application on over 150+ different fruit and vegetable crops while also being labeled for greenhouse ornamental applications. AzaGuard is most commonly applied in a foliar insecticide program and can be rotated and/or tank-mixed with other synthetic and botanical insecticides. For soil applications AzaGuard can be drenched into the soil profile, as well as chemigated directly through drip irrigation systems to control various subterranean root herbivores. AzaGuard is labeled to be applied through high and low volume sprayers, fogging applications, aerial applicators, and chemigated through various irrigation systems.

  • Usage
    • Lawns
    • Ornamental plants
      • Ornamental Trees
      • Shrubs
      • Plants
      • Bedding Plants
      • Flowers
      • Potted Plants
    • Garden
      • Broccoli
      • Lettuce
      • Spinach
      • Potatoes
      • Sweet Potatoes
      • Radishes
      • Turnips
      • Beans
      • Eggplants
      • Tomatoes
      • Peppers
      • Cucurbits
      • Squash
      • Melons
      • Berries
      • Stone
      • Fruits
      • Apples
      • Pears
      • Garlic
      • Onions
      • Asparagus
      • Corn
      • Herbs
      • Strawberries
  • Efficacy
    • Whiteflies
    • Sawflies
    • Chafers
    • Leafminers
    • Caterpillars
    • Flies
    • Scales
    • Moths
    • Leafhoppers
    • Mealy Bugs
    • Beetles
    • Bugs
    • Grasshoppers
    • Grubs
    • Psyllids
    • Locusts
    • Weevils
    • Aphids
    • Nematodes
    • Mites
    • Borers
    • Thrips
    • Mole Crickets

PVent® Microbial WP

Biostimulant Enriched Crop Enhancement

This multipurpose fertilizer was designed with compelling components known to improve plant growth and development, increase crop vigor, strengthen stress tolerance, support overall health, plus boost crop quality and yield. Whether you are making a soil or foliar application, PVent Microbial WP’s biostimulant enriched formulation will enhance your crop performance.

Active Ingredients

  • Refer to label

Why PVent Microbial WP?

  • Beneficial biological inoculant
  • Blend of powerful biostimulants
  • Guaranteed one year shelf life
  • Soil, foliar spray, and fogging applications
  • Concentrated wettable (WP) formula

The Benefits of Proven Ingredients...

Humic Substances

  • Improves photosynthesis and respiration
  • Enhances plant growth and development
  • Strengthens abiotic stress tolerance
  • Increases nutrient uptake and assimilation

Kelp Extract

  • Promotes balanced growth of crops
  • Enhances root growth and shoot biomass
  • Bolsters crop quality and yields
  • Strengthens abiotic stress tolerance

Soy Protein Hydrolysate

  • Stimulates plant growth
  • Improves nutrient uptake
  • Enhances fruit set and quality
  • Strengthens abiotic stress tolerance

Clonostachys rosea

  • Promotes plant vigor
  • Improves nutrient uptake
  • Enhances growth and development
  • Strengthens abiotic stress tolerance

CalOx® FT

8-0-0 + Mobilized Calcium

CalOx FT is an advanced liquid nutritional and crop enhancement product for a wide range of agricultural and horticultural crops. The unique patented CaT™ technology in CalOx FT improves calcium mobility and distribution beyond traditionally applied calcium products to support a better crop health and performance.

Active Ingredients

  • Refer to label
Tomatoes ripening on the vine
  • Improves calcium mobility with more uniform distribution
  • Systemic response with elevated calcium concentrations in cells
  • Reduces calcium disorders
  • Optimizes overall plant growth and development, plus bolsters yield and quality
  • Provides better storage and shelf life
  • Tank mix compatible with most used pesticides and adjuvants
Closeup of pink petunias

CaT Technology - Calcium Mobility

Calcium typically moves in tissues via the apoplastic pathway, where water moves between cells, or through cell walls, but does not enter the cell membrane. When movement via the apoplastic flow is limited due to low transpiration, the calcium mobility and distribution are hindered. CalOx FT opens the symplastic pathway by stimulating selective ion transport channels in membranes allowing for calcium to enter the cell membrane and move directly through cells.

Calcium mobility diagram

As such, this increases the calcium concentration within cells and improves localized calcium movement. The biostimulant component promotes a systemic signaling cascade, which results in cellular calcium influx throughout the plant. So essentially, the patented CaT Technology in CalOx FT unlocks an alternate and more effective pathway for calcium to move within the plant optimizing plant growth and development.


Calcium Movement Imaging

A university study was conducted to showcase the CaT Technology inside CalOx FT. One plant received calcium nitrate standalone, while a second plant received CalOx FT, both treatments were applied to a single leaf.

The control, calcium nitrate standalone, had a slight increase of calcium concentration at application site. The CalOx FT treated plant showed a rapid elevation in calcium concentration, followed by a systemic increase in untreated leaves.

Calcium mobility with and without CalOx® FT

As you can see, the CalOx FT product treatment showed an increase in calcium mobility and more uniform distribution.

ZeroTol® 2.0

Broad Spectrum Algaecide / Bactericide / Fungicide

ZeroTol 2.0 works on contact to kill plant pathogens and their propagules, including spores. Formulated with our powerful and stable peroxyacetic acid chemistry, use ZeroTol 2.0 starting at propagation through production to protect crops, including fruits and vegetables.

Active Ingredients

  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Peracetic acid

Certifications

  • OMRI Listed
  • Section 2 (ee) Recommendation Bulletin

ZeroTol 2.0 is the fire extinguisher for bacterial, fungal, or algal fires, it immediately knocks out harmful organisms that could damage turf, crops and ornamentals. ZeroTol 2.0’s fast-acting oxidation process has broad-spectrum application. By incorporating ZeroTol 2.0 into an integrated pest program, and using it before pathogen emergence, it creates a more prepared growing operation.


ZeroTol 2.0 controls the following pathogens

  • Algae
  • Alternaria
  • Anthracnose
  • Aphanomyces
  • Bacterial spots and rots
  • Botrytis (grey mold)
  • Downy Mildew
  • Erwinia, Fusarium (root rot)
  • Leaf Spot
  • Phytophthora (blights, rots)
  • Plasmopara
  • Powdery Mildew
  • Pseudomonas
  • Pythium
  • Rhizoctonia
  • Rust
  • Scab
  • Smut
  • Thielaviopsis
  • Uncinula (powdery mildew)
  • Xanthomonas
  • Wilts & Blights
  • Ralstonia solanacearum (brown rot, bacterial wilt)
  • Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (white mold)
  • Tobacco mosaic
  • How to use ZeroTol 2.0
    ZeroTol 2.0 Application Rates
    Foliar spray 0.5–1.25 fl. oz./gallon. Use non-ionic spreader/sticker. Use lower rate more frequently on softer vegetation.
    Spray Intervals: 5–7 days
    Drench 0.5–1.25 fl. oz./gallon. Use non-ionic wetting agent.
    Spray Intervals: As needed to remove root zone infestation
    Mist propagation – continuous rate 25.6 fl. oz.–128 fl. oz./1,000 gallons
    Cutting dip 0.5 fl. oz./gallon. 45–60 seconds, air dry
    Turf 1.25–2.5 fl. oz./1,000 sq. ft. 2–3 gallon solution. Use non-ionic wetting agent to aid penetration and contact.
    Boom irrigation When using boom irrigation inject ZeroTol 2.0 as a continuous application at a rate of 1:2,500-1:5,000.
    Fogging ZeroTol 2.0 can be applied as an aerosol/fog using approved commercial cold or thermo fogging equipment. Use a rate of 5.0-16.0 fl. oz. of ZeroTol 2.0 per 10,000 sq. ft of greenhouse area mixed in 0.5-1.0 gallon of water.
    * Not approved for use in California
    Pre-plant dip Use 64 fl. oz. per 50 gallons of water, a dilution of 1:100. 2. Immerse plants or cuttings. Remove and allow to drain. Do not rinse.
    Nutrient/Reservoir tank Use at a rate of 1:2,000-1:10,000 (0.128-0.64 fl. oz per 10 gallons of water). Use lower rates (1:5,000 or less) for seedlings and/or plants with sensitive root systems. Recharge as needed when fresh water is added, or at least once every 5-7 days.
  • ZeroTol 2.0 tank mix and spray instructions

    Conventional Fungicides

    Active Ingredient Product Name (Examples) Compatibility
    Azoxystrobin Heritage, Mural*
    Boscalid Pageant Intrinsic*
    Captan Captan
    Chlorothalonil Clevis*, ConSyst*, Concert II*, Daconil Ultrex, Daconil, Weatherstik, Echo, Exotherm Termil, Manicure 6F
    Copper Hydroxide CuPRO 5000, Kalmor
    Cyazofamid Segway
    Fenhexamid Decree
    Fenamidone Fenstop
    Fluaxastrobin Disarm
    Fludioxonil Medallion
    Flutalonil Prostar
    Fluopicolide Adorn
    Fosetyl-aluminum Aliette
    Iprodione Chipco 26019, Lesco 18 Plus, OHP 26GT-O, 26/36*
    Mancozeb Clevis*, Dithane, Fore, Junction WSP, Pentathlon, Protect, Zyban*
    Mefenoxam Subdue MAXX
    Metconazole Tourney
    Myclobutanil Clevis*, Eagle, MANhandle*, Systhane
    Propiconazole Banner MAXX, Concert II*
    Phosphorus Acid OxiPhos, Alude
    Tebuconazole Torque
    Thiophanate-methyl AllBan Flo, Banrot*, 3336, ConSyst*, OHP 6672, Spectro 90*, SysTec 1998, T-Storm, TM 4.5, TM/C*, 26/36*,
    Zyban*
    Triflumizole TerraGuard SC
    Triticonazole Trinity
    Trifloxystrobin Compass

    Conventional Insecticides/Miticides

    Active Ingredient Product Name (Examples) Compatibility
    Abamectin Avid
    Acephate Orthene/1300 Orthene TR/ Precise
    Acetamiprid TriStar
    Bifenthrin Attain TR/Talstar
    Chlorpyrifos DuraGuard ME
    Cyromazine Citation
    Diflubenzuron Adept
    Flonicamid Aria
    Imidacloprid Marathon/Benefit/Mantra
    Spinetoram XXpire
    Thiamethuxam Flagship

    Organic/Biorational/Botanical Bactericides/Fungicides/Insecticides/Miticides

    Active Ingredient Product Name (Examples) Compatibility
    Azadirachtin AzaGuard, Azatin O, Azatin XL
    Clarified Hydrophobic Extract of Neem Oil Triact 70
    Copper Octonoate Camelot O
    Mineral oil Ultra-Pure Oil/SuffOil-X
    Potassium salts of fatty acids M-Pede
    Pyrethrins Pyrethrum, Azera, Pyganic EC
    Spinosad Conserve
    Sulfur Microthiol Disperss
    Sodium Percarbonate PerCarb, TerraCytePRO

    Bio-Fungicides/Bio-Insecticides

    Active Ingredient Product Name (Examples) Compatibility
    Beauveria bassiana BioCeres WP, BotaniGard
    Isaria fumosorosea Ancora
    Metarhizium anisopliae Met52
    Gliocladium catenulatum PVent, PreStop
    Streptomyces lydicus Actinovate
    Streptomyces griseovirdis MycoStop
    Bacillus subtilis (various strains) Cease, Rhapsody, Companion
    Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (various strains) Double-Nickel, Triathlon
    Coniothyrium minitans Contans
    Trichoderma harzianum Root-Shield
    Trichoderma virens SoilGard

    Surfactants

    Active Ingredient Product Name (Examples) Compatibility
    Alkyl phenol ethoxylate/Alcohol ethoxylate Activator 90
    Yucca Extract (Saponin) Yucca Agaide, ThermX-70

    * Compatibility at 1.0% v/v (1:100) strength ZeroTol 2.0 solution. It’s recommended to add ZeroTol 2.0 first to full volume of water in tank, mix and then add the tank mix partner.

    ZeroTol 2.0 solution is tank mix compatible with listed solution. Due to varied sensitivity of plants to chemicals under given set of growing conditions and plant varieties, it’s recommended to conduct an additional phytotoxicity evaluation on small set of plants to ensure tank mix solution is safe before using on large scale.

    ZeroTol 2.0 solution is either not tank mix compatible or tank mix partner is not specifically tested for compatibility. Standard jar test and phytotoxicity evaluations need to be conducted before considering for tank mixing.

OxiPhos®

Broad Spectrum Bactericide / Fungicide

OxiPhos is a combination of phosphorous acid and activated peroxide that provides a one-two punch against diseases. The activated peroxide helps the phosphorous acid active ingredient to have a broader effect on targeted organisms. OxiPhos can be used throughout the growing season to prevent and control diseases caused by the oomycete group of pathogens.

Active Ingredients

  • Caprylic acid
  • Mono- and di-potassium salts of phosphorous acid

What is OxiPhos's mode of action?

  • Systemic Action Potassium salts of phosphorus acid, also called potassium phosphite, metabolize inside the plants into phosphorus acid. Phosphorus acid inhibits oxidative phosphorylation in the metabolism of oomycetes and blocks essential pathogen enzymes limiting pathogen growth directly.
  • Contact Action Hydrogen peroxide, upon contact with pathogens, oxidizes components of cell membrane resulting in increased cell permeability and eventual death.

How should OxiPhos be used?

OxiPhos has been shown to be chemically compatible with OxiDate 2.0. Combining these two products provides broad spectrum activity against bacterial and fungal diseases during crop growing season. Determine crop sensitivity by spraying small area of foliage before using on large scale. If mixing with other pesticides, determine compatibility and plant sensitivity by following compatibility and plant sensitivity test instructions on the label.

  • Ornamentals Pathogens and Application Instructions
    Disease Application Method Dilution Rate Application Rate
    Downy Mildew Foliar Spray 1:300 42.3 fl.oz of OxiPhos per 100 gallons of water; apply 30–100 gallons of spray solution per treated acre
    Bacteria Blight Foliar Spray 1:300 42.3 fl.oz of OxiPhos per 100 gallons of water; apply 30–100 gallons of spray solution per treated acre
    Phytophthora spp and Pythium spp. Soil Drench
    Transplant Dip
    1:300
    1:500
    42.3 fl.oz of OxiPhos per 100 gallons of water.
    25.6 fl. oz. of OxiPhos per 100 gallons of water
  • Bedding Plant Pathogens and Application Instructions
    Disease Application Method Dilution Rate Application Rate
    Downy Mildew Foliar Spray 1:300 42.3 fl.oz of OxiPhos per 100 gallons of water; apply 30–100 gallons of spray solution per treated acre
    Phytophthora spp and Pythium spp. Foliar Spray
    Soil Drench
    1:300
    1:300
    42.3 fl.oz of OxiPhos per 100 gallons of water; apply 30–100 gallons of spray solution per treated acre
    42.3 fl.oz of OxiPhos per 100 gallons of water.
  • Turf Pathogens and Application Instructions
    Disease Application Method Dilution Rate Application Rate
    Pythium Foliar Spray 1:300 5-10 fl. oz. per 1,0000 sq. ft.
    Yellow Tuft Foliar Spray 1:300 8.2 fl. oz. per 1,0000 sq. ft.

GreenClean® PRO

Granular Algaecide / Fungicide

GreenClean PRO is a fast-acting water treatment tool that is effective against a broad spectrum of algae types, including filamentous and planktonic blue-green algae.

Active Ingredients

  • Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate

Certifications

  • NSF/ANSI Standard 60 Certification
  • OMRI Listed

GreenClean PRO

Due to its unique APC technology, GreenClean PRO’s powerful oxidation reaction provides additional efficacy against general bacterial and fungal pathogens in the water column, including but not limited to bacterial coliforms.

GreenClean PRO kills and suppresses algae, reduces pathogenic organisms and is safe for use on crops.

  • Irrigation canals and reservoirs
  • More effective than copper sulfate
  • Effective on a wide variety of algae, bacteria and fungi
  • Effective food safety tool
  • No run-off concerns
  • Immediate algae control and reduced toxicity

BT NOW®

Biological Insecticide

BT NOW is a water-based, biological insecticide that utilizes a novel strain of bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki (Btk), to offer targeted control of the caterpillars of certain moths and butterflies on a wide variety of crops. Ingestion of BT NOW paralyzes the insect’s digestive system within hours, halting further crop damage potential. The affected larvae die within 2-5 days.

Active Ingredients

  • Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki strain EVB-113-19

Certifications

  • OMRI Listed
Yellow and black caterpillar crawling up broccoli florets
Caterpillar eating a red apple
Many caterpillars feeding on cabbage

Why BT NOW?

  • Easy to use liquid formulation
  • Four-hour REI — Zero-day PHI
  • Low residue — MRL exempt
  • Can be used in conjunction with many beneficials and pollinators
  • Ideal for IPM programs — Low resistance potential (IRAC GROUP: 11A)
  • Tank-mix compatible with many commonly used pesticides, fertilizers and adjuvants
Overhead shot of a mature cabbage head

What is BT NOW's mode of action?

The Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki (Btk) bacteria found in BT NOW contains natural insecticidal endotoxins called “cry toxins”. When consumed by the larval stage of target lepidoptera pests, these toxins bind to specific receptors in the insect’s gut which immediately disrupts and paralyzes certain digestive functions. After the pest consumes Btk, plant tissue will be protected from further damage as the pest halts all feeding within hours. As the activated toxins disrupt membrane integrity in the caterpillar’s midgut, Btk spores enter the body, proliferate and kill the pest 2-5 days later.


Caterpillar Control in Fall Ornamentals

BT NOW, a water-based product containing a novel strain of Bacillus thuringiensis, effectively targets hatched caterpillars Trichogramma may have missed, giving growers the best chance of a successful harvest. This combination achieves excellent control of caterpillars without harmful residue and without disrupting beneficial insect populations.

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How should BT NOW be used?

Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki products have a long history of safe and effective use in agriculture, forestry, and ornamental pest management. When applied properly, Btk products control lepidoptera larvae as well as traditional synthetic chemistries while also preserving beneficial species.

BT NOW is most effective on young, actively feeding larvae. For optimal results, employ early scouting programs to identify target caterpillar infestations and apply at first signs of feeding or when scouting program identifies pest presence. Cover foliage thoroughly to ensure product is consumed by the pest. Repeat applications when necessary to maintain control.

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