Timorex biofungicide labelled for hops, greenhouse vegetables and strawberries

Grey mould on greenhouse tomatoes

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of minor use label expansion registrations for Timorex biofungicidefor control of Botrytis grey mold caused by Botrytis cinerea, white mold caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and powdery mildew caused by Leveillula taurica on additional crops in Canada as well as suppression of powdery mildew caused by Podosphaera macularis on hops. Timorex biofungicidewas already labeled for use on a variety of crops in Canada for management of several diseases. 


These minor use submissions were made by Ontario as a result of minor use priorities established by growers and extension personnel. 


The following is provided as an abbreviated, general outline only. Users should be making pest management decisions within a robust integrated disease management program and should consult the complete label before using Timorex biofungicide.










Do not apply or allow drift of Timorex biofungicide to other crops or non-target areas. Do not contaminate off-target areas or aquatic habitats when spraying or when cleaning and rinsing spray equipment or containers. 


Follow all other precautions, restrictions and directions for use on the Timorex biofungicide label carefully. 


For a copy of the new minor use label contact your local crop specialist, regional supply outlet or visit the PMRA label site. 


Source: Jim Chaput, OMAFRA minor use coordinator, February 14, 2020

If latest news: 
Check if it is latest news (for "Latest News" page)
Publish date: 
Sunday, February 16, 2020

Click to leave a comment

For security purposes, please confirm you are not a robot!


Pyganic insecticide registered for low-growing berries

Pyganic crop protection insecticide controls several insect pests of low-growing berries such as lowbush blueberries. 

How Pest Management Centre is moving forward

The provincial minor use coordinators are gathering input from their stakeholders about critical priorities for pathology, entomology and weed science. 

Aim herbicide registered for weed control in mint

Weed control in herbs is now improved for mint in particular. 

Frontier Max herbicide registered on transplanted leeks

The Frontier Max herbicide label is expanded for control of specific weeds on transplanted leeks in Canada. 

XenTari WG biological insecticide label extended

This biological insecticide label has been extended for control of additional pests on fruiting vegetables such as eggplant and greenhouse strawberries.