The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved the use of the fungicide T34 Biocontrol (Trichoderma asperellum, strain T34 ) for new greenhouse crops in Canada.
T34 Biocontrol is now authorized for the following crops and diseases:
– Strawberries against Fusarium oxysporum, Pythium aphanidermatum and Phytophthora cactorum.
– Solanaceae (tomatoes, peppers and aubergines) against Fusarium oxysporum, Pythium aphanidermatum and Phytophthora capsici.
– Cucurbits (cucumber, melon, watermelon, squash …) against Fusarium oxysporum, Pythium aphanidermatum, Phytophthora capsici and Didymella bryoniae.
– Cannabis against Fusarium oxysporum and Pythium aphanidermatum.
– Greenhouse vegetable seedlings
Greenhouse vegetable seedlings of: cucurbit vegetables, lettuces, spinach, swiss chard, celery, bean, pea, onion, garlic, brassica leafy vegetables (CG5), tomato, pepper, and strawberry against Fusarium oxysporum and Pythium aphanidermatum.
Greenhouse vegetable seedlings of: cucurbit vegetables, bean, tomato, pepper, and eggplant against Phytophthora capsici.
Day after day the demand of biological products for the control of pests and diseases is increasing. The population is aware of the importance of taking care of the environment and the obtention of healthy food. These new authorizations in the Canadian market demonstrate the effectiveness of T34 Biocontrol. That is why at Biocontrol Technologies we continue working to bring biological solutions to the whole world. In Canada, the product is distributed by BIOBEST, who this way expands its product portfolio to offer to Canadian farmers.