Spear-T biopesticide to be launched to greenhouse growers

Vestaron Corporation (Vestaron), The Peptide Company, has named Plant Products, based in Leamington, Ontario, the exclusive distributor for its greenhouse products in Canada. It will start with Spear-T bioipesticide followed by several launches in the next few years. 


Spear-T is a novel technology and a first of its kind in the control of important insects that affect the Canadian greenhouse market. Spear-T’s flexibility, new mode of action (IRAC Group 32) and integration into an IPM program are all key components of the new peptide-based bioinsecticide.


“Plant Products is excited to start our journey with Vestaron to bring Spear-T and other novel peptide-based brands to the Canadian greenhouse market,” explains Kelly Devaere, product and marketing manager of Plant Products. This partnership will bring a brand-new mode of action to the market and help solve difficult-to-control pests in the greenhouse ornamental and vegetable markets coast to coast.” 


Spear-T has been submitted to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) for registration in Canada. 


Source: Vestaron November 4, 2021 news release

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