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Chile Renews Registration for TIMOREX GOLD® and Expands Uses to Additional Fruits and Vegetables Through 2022

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New uses for Stone Fruits (peaches, nectarines, cherries, plums),
adding Raspberries, Blackberries, Kiwi and Onions

STK bio-ag technologies, the innovative Israel–based leader in bio-ag
technology for sustainable crop protection and aquaculture, is
announcing the country of Chile has reauthorized the use of its TIMOREX
GOLD® botanical-based biofungicide through the year 2022, and has
extended its use to additional crops.

TIMOREX GOLD® has been used throughout Chile since 2012, but is now
authorized for Stone Fruits (apricots, peaches, nectarines, cherries,
plums) to control a variety of diseases, including Pudricion parda (Monilia
fruticola
), Oidium (Sphaerotheca pannosa vs persicae), and
Tizon de la flor (Pseudomona Syringae pv persicae). Chile has
also authorized its use on additional crops, including Raspberries,
Blackberries and Kiwis to control Pudrición Gris (Botrytis cinera),
and Onions to prevent Foliar and Stern Blight (Peronospora destructor
and Stemphylium vesicarium).

According to STK CEO Guy Elitzur, "TIMOREX GOLD® is providing Chilean
growers with a residue-free, botanical-based method for successful
resistance management, increased yield and quality, and more competitive
crops globally. This is why the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture has
authorized the extension and expansion of its use. Local growers
interested in trying TIMOREX GOLD® may contact STK Chile directly by
visiting the STK web site."

About STK

Founded in 1994, STK is a bio-ag technology company, committed to food
protection from field to fork. Our botanical-based solutions (BBS), a
synergy of cutting-edge scientific research and technology, enhance the
safety, yield and quality of multiple crops. STK helps growers, food
companies and supermarkets deliver healthier and safer food to market.
Our botanical and hybrid solutions are easily integrated into
conventional spraying programs, helping to advance the Integrated Pest
Management approach to food production. STK's flagship product Timorex
Gold® is used to control a broad spectrum of diseases in diverse crops.
The product demonstrates an efficacy equivalent to chemical fungicides
and is suitable to be used in conventional and organic agriculture.
Timorex Gold® is registered and sold in over 30 countries.

For more information, please visit our web site: www.stk-ag.com.

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