pest & disease control
Good Morning everyone, today we are offering you Hygrozyme at 10% off (Coupon Code: HYGROZYME28).
Hygrozyme, the horticultural Enzyme Formula, is the cleaner solution with guaranteed results. Prevents pythium and algae, speeds up degradation of dead matter and chemical nutrient assimilation. Bacteria Free and Doctor Recommended. OMRI and QMI approved. Welcome back to work!
HYGROZYME is the result of over 10 years of research, testing and approvals to get it to market. HYGROZYME was developed, perfected and field-tested with the help of hydro growers, farmers and industry professionals such as: members of various grower’s co-ops in California, Pacific Agricultural Research Center and B.C. Research Council chemists.
HYGROZYME may well be “the greatest breakthrough in Horticulture in the last decade.” Simply explained: it is developed using a proprietary bio-fermentation process, made from ALL NATURAL ingredients that produce a supply of BACTERIA-FREE enzymes and complex chains of amino acids.
With HYGROZYME there is no longer a need to introduce or create crop vulnerability by introducing a foreign germ culture to your sterile growing environment. After reviewing current enzymatic market products, it was determined that HYGROZYME actually incorporates all the benefits and capabilities offered by leading enzyme products AND MUCH, MUCH MORE – all in one Powerful Formula! With HYGROZYME though, there are NO concerns of a limited shelf life or spoilage.
INHERENT ABILITIES: Root protection.
INCREDIBLE RESULT: BIGGER, STRONGER, FASTER, HEALTHY, LUSH.
CONCLUSION: IF IT WAS A RACE – HYGROZYME IS THE WINNER!
Click here for the Hygrozyme brochure.
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Azatrol EC Insecticide is a broad-spectrum botanical insecticide with virtually no insect resistance. Gordon’s professional formulation of azadirachtin, a well researched botanical insecticide/miticide with multiple modes of action, making it the perfect complement to an integrated pest management (IPM) program. Azatrol is formulated from a highly active technical azadirachtin which provides efficacy at lower rates (because of its greater purity, Azatrol is effective at lower rates than other azadirachtin products), low odor and superior emulsification.
Azatrol’s multiple modes of action also make it virtually impossible for insect resistance to develop. Azatrol acts as an anti-feedant, and insect growth regulator (IGR) and as a repellent and ovipositioning deterrent. Azatrol provides all the benefits of azadirachtin, a proven natural anti-feedant, insect growth regulator, anti-ovipository and repellent, as well as a toxin to soft-bodied insect larvae.
Anti-feedant: Insects will feed less or not at all on treated foliage, ultimately starving to death.
IGR: Insects will fail to mature and reproduce.
Repellent/Ovipositioning deterrent: Infestations on treated plants becomes highly unlikely, offering a preventative aspect to treatment programs.
Tank-mix combinations of Azatrol and other insecticide products have been shown to significantly enhance the effects and broaden the spectrum of other insecticide products. Azatrol is a natural fit into IPM programs.
Azatrol offers an array of effects by acting as a repellant, molting inhibitor and preventing insect larvae from developing into adults. In addition to low toxicity to humans, Azatrol is a sensible alternative to conventional insecticides in IPM programs for the protection of ornamentals and turf.
Recommendations: Use alone or in tank-mix combinations for control of chewing or sucking insects on indoor or outdoor ornamental plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, fruit and nut trees and garden vegetavles.
- Four hour re-entry; can be applied day of harvest
- Excellent insect growth regulation activity
- Highly effective anti-feedant activity
- Anti-oviposition activity
- EPA-registered for use on a wide variety of ornamental plants, shrubs, turfgrass, trees and garden vegetables
- No pest resistance concerns
- Good emulsion formation with water
- Sticks and spreads better on plants
- Promotes uptake into plants for systemic activity with drench applications
- Controls chewing and sucking pests
- Azatrol EC Insecticide is OMRI listed.
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Spider mites have been a nuisance to many an experienced grower. What are they and how to get rid of spider mites are two common questions when finding that your plants have been infested by these parasites. This blog post gives a brief outline of what spider mites are, and a few (of many) ways of how to get rid of spider mites such as by using predator mites or by using a fogger.
What are Spider Mites?
Spider mites are members of the Acari (mite) family Tetranychidae, which includes about 1600 species. They generally live on the under sides of plants, where they may spin protective silk webs, and they can cause damage by puncturing the plant cells to feed. Spider mites are known to feed on several hundred species of plant.
Spider mites are less than 1 mm in size and vary in color. They lay small, spherical, initially transparent eggs and many species spin silk webbing to help protect the colony from predators; they get the ‘spider’ part of their common name from this webbing. Hot, dry conditions are often associated with population build-up of spider mites. Under optimal conditions (approximately 80ºF), the two-spotted spider mite can hatch in as little as 3 days, and become sexually mature in as little as 5 days. One female can lay up to 20 eggs per day and can live for 2 to 4 weeks, laying hundreds of eggs. A single mature female can spawn a population of a million mites in a month or less. This accelerated reproductive rate allows spider mite populations to adapt quickly to resist pesticides, so chemical control methods can become somewhat ineffectual when the same pesticide is used over a prolonged period.
How to get rid of Spider Mites using pesticides.
Chemical control of spider mites generally involves pesticides that are specifically developed for spider mite control (miticides or acaricides). Attain TR Micro Total Release Insectide/Miticide is a ready-to-use, ultra low volume insecticide fogger that controls a wide variety of greenhouse insect pests, including mites. Labeled for use in greenhouses on bedding plants, cut flowers, flowering hanging baskets, foliage, potted flowering plants and ornamentals. Caution recommended. Bifenthrin 4.0%
Another effective fogger is Doktor Doom. The active ingredient, pyrethrin, is derived from chrysanthemums and proven to successfully destroy spider mites, aphids, white-flies, fungus gnats, and more. This fogger is safe for use in greenhouses and indoor gardens, around all plants including fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals.
How to get rid of spider mites with predators.
Predator Mites are one way of how to get rid of spider mites. Predator Mites not only feed on Spider Mites and their eggs, they also breed twice as fast! Each Predator Mite sucks the juice out of about 5 Spider Mites a day, or 20 of their eggs. Used as directed, predators should noticeably begin to gain control within 4 weeks, and then continue until the Spider Mites are nearly or completely wiped out. Predators disappear when the Spider Mites are gone. Many experienced growers introduce predator mites before they have a problem in an area that is known to host to infestations. To wipe out an infestation a recommended ratios is 1000 predators to 50 sq. ft. ( or more – never hurts to have too many.)
Spider Mite Destroyers are another way to combat Spider Mites. These tiny Mite Destroyers eat Spider Mites at all stages of their growth. Spider Detroyer Mites also find new infestation sites on their own by flying. It takes approximately 4-6 weeks to get Spider Mite Destroyers working effectively, so it is recommended to use Predator Mites for more immediate control and for cleaning up small “trouble spots”. Life cycle takes 18 days at 70 F. 100 Spider Mite Destroyers will get a colony started.
Another predatory used for getting rid of spider mites is the pirate bug. Mainly for use against Thrips, Aphids, and Mites. The newest Thrips control, Pirate Bugs also eat Spider Mites, insect eggs, aphids, and small caterpillars. These are shipped from suppliers as nymphs near hatching or adults ready to use. To be most effective use 100-2000 Pirate Bugs per acre, depending on rate of infestation. Although somewhat expensive, they’re good for infestations when other controls alone aren’t adequate.
To be thorough and extremely effective it is recommended to use a “Triple Threat” approach. The triple threat approach uses all three predators in conjunction with each other.
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Sipco’s “Hygrozyme” is heralded as a revolutionary breakthrough in horticultural cleaning. Hygrozyme prevents mold and mildew such as pythium and algae, speeds up degradation of dead matter and chemical nutrient assimilation.
Sipco Industries Ltd. was incorporated in 1974 and began development/production of Enzymatic Biotechnologies over 15 years ago. Headquartered in Delta B.C., Sipco is a recognized industry leader in the development of Enzymatic formulas as “bio-solutions”. Sipco’s expertise spawned from its work in Marine and Waste-water Treatment, Land Reclamation, Pharmaceutical and Medical grade enzyme technologies and of course – horticultural products. When asked “is Hygrozyme just another overnight success for Sipco?” Boris Del Mar of Sipco’s Plant Science Division answered, “We wish it was. Hygrozyme is the result of over 10 years of research, testing and approvals to get it to market.” Hygrozyme was developed, perfected and field-tested with the help of hydro growers, farmers and industry professionals such as: members of various grower’s co-ops in California, Pacific Agricultural Research Center and B.C. Research Council chemists.
Hygrozyme may well be “the greatest breakthrough in Horticulture in the last decade.” Simply explained: it is developed using a proprietary bio-fermentation process, made from all natural ingredients that produce a supply of bacteria-free enzymes and complex chains of amino acids.
With Hygrozyme there is no longer a need to introduce or create crop vulnerability by introducing a foreign germ culture to your sterile growing environment. After reviewing current enzymatic market products, it was determined that Hygrozyme actually incorporates all the benefits and capabilities offered by leading enzyme products AND MUCH, MUCH MORE – all in one Powerful Formula! With Hygrozyme though, there are no concerns of a limited shelf life or spoilage.
Hygrozyme as the inherent ability of root protection while delivering incredible results of bigger, stronger, faster, and lusher plants!
GreenCoast Hydroponics has put Hygrozyme to the test, and it passed!
We put this product to the test in one of our reservoirs that was hosting an oily bacterial infection that we could not seem to defeat. It kept coming back no matter how many times we sterilized the reservoir. Our plants were weak and the roots were mushy and brown. After running Hygrozyme in the reservoir for 4 days, the oily substance was gone and there were fresh new white roots appearing on our plants. Hygrozyme saved our plants! This is a great enzymatic formula that we highly recommend for hydroponics and indoor gardening.
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GreenCure fungicide is recommended for use on over 150 different flowers, trees, houseplants, fruits, vegetables, and turfs. Unlike other fungicides, GreenCure is not a toxic chemical. Its active ingredient, potassium bicarbonate, is commonly used in food products, but in this patented formula it is a highly effective, more sensible fungicide. GreenCure is a safe, and organic, solution for controlling plant diseases.
Developed by renowned plant pathologist, Dr. Ken Horst (who is considered one of the foremost experts on plant disease) of Cornell University, the GreenCure formula has been successfully used for 10 years in large-scale organic agriculture and commercial growing applications. In more than 200 university trials, GreenCure has been proven to be comparable to, or better, than other fungicides. It is used in some of the finest orchards, vineyards, and vegetable farms as well as public gardens and greenhouses.
GreenCure kills powdery mildew and other diseases on contact and provides up to 2 weeks of residual protection. Here are some of the advantages of GreenCure Fungicide…
- Alternative to harsh chemicals
- Proven effective in 200 university trials and 10 years in organic agriculture
- Fully dissolves in water
- Odorless – no foul smell
- Sprays on evenly and sticks to
- Fruit and vegetables can be harvested as soon as 1 hour after spraying
- Does not restrict plant growth
- Does not accumulate in soil
- Compatible with many beneficial insects
- For Organic Production
GreenCure fulfills the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) requirements, so GreenCure fungicide can be used for organic gardening.
Powdery mildew on pumpkin leaf, sprayed twice with GreenCure. One week between applications. Shows complete control of disease.
Finally, an organic solution that’s proven effective against powdery mildew, black spot, lights and other plant diseases.
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