OHP has announced the addition of Triathlon® BA biofungicide/bactericide. It is immediately available to authorized OHP distributors for shipment to states where product registration has been approved. State registration information is available here.
Bactercide Triathlon® BA is labeled for use in both organic and conventional production on a wide variety of fungal and bacterial diseases on ornamentals, fruits, vegetables, and herbs and spices.
With the active ingredient Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Triathlon® BA provides preventive control of many foliar and soil-borne diseases such as botrytis, powdery mildew, downy mildew, rusts, leaf spots, alternaria, pythium, phytophthora, rhizoctonia, fusarium, and bacterial spot. It is an aqueous suspension formulation that prevents establishment of disease-causing fungi and bacteria on the plant tissues.
Depending on target disease, users can foliar-apply or soil drench Triathlon® BA. Repeat applications may be made at 3-28 day intervals. Under environmental conditions that are conducive to disease development, users may apply at 3-7 day intervals. The product is packaged in one gallon containers, four to a case, and 36 to a pallet. Triathlon® BA features a “Caution” signal word and carries a 4-hour REI.