The Cease Biological Fungicide is an OMRI listed fungicide that effectively controls plant leaf diseases. It controls a wide range of both bacterial and fungal pathogens while providing protection to the plant and the environment. This can be applied as a soil drench and plant leaf or leaves spray on trees, shrubs, ornamentals, greenhouse crops, flowering plants and even on vegetables that grow under cover.
Cease is the most effective alternative compared to synthetic chemicals for the use against bacterial diseases and fungal pathogens. Having a four-hour restricted entry interval (REI), and a zero-day pre-harvest interval, it provides growers flexibility and labor costs savings. Cease is also a root bio-fungicide for the prevention, suppression, and control of soil diseases on many vegetables and ornamentals. Cease boosts germination and enhances plant growth by repressing diseases that are caused by Fusarium, Pythium, Rhizoctonia, and Phytophthora.
Pin rot Complex, Bacterial Leaf Spot, Rust, Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew, Gray Mold, Bacterial Blight, Black Root Rot, Early Blight, etc. * See label for complete list
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For Use On: Ornamentals, Trees, Shrubs, Seedlings, Conifers and Greenhouse Vegetables Use in: Field, Greenhouses, Glasshouses, Nurseries, Shade Houses, Interiorscapes, Seedling Production and Forest Seedling Production Sites * See label for complete list
Application Rates: Agricultural Greenhouse: 3 - 6 qt. per 100 gallons per acre
Ornamentals, Trees, Shrubs, Flowering Plants: 2 - 8 qt. per 100 gallons per acre
* See label for complete application instructions
Yes, if used as directed on label
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AK, CA, NV
3 years - store between 70F to 75F
- Can be used on Organic Production - OMRI Listed - Only a 4-hour REI - May be sprayed up to and on the day of harvest
Proven efficacy against BOTH fungal and bacterial pathogens
Excellent safety – only a 4-hour REI, and can be sprayed up to and on the day of harvest!
Leaves virtually NO residues on plant foliage or flowers
Performs as well as copper-based products, without phytotoxicity or residues
Controls disease using multi-site modes of action for effective resistance management
Safe for beneficial insects and bees
Compatible for tank-mixing / rotating with other registered products
OMRI Listed and NOP-approved for use in organic production
Excellent for sustainability and IPM programs
For Foliar Diseases:
Cease is an effective alternative to synthetic chemicals for fungal pathogens such as Botrytis gray mold and powdery mildews, and to coppers for bacterial diseases, such as Pseudomonas, Erwinia and Xanthomonas. With a 4-hour restricted entry interval and a 0-day pre-harvest interval, Cease provides growers flexibility and labor costs savings.
For Soil Diseases:
Cease is also a broad spectrum root bio-fungicide for the prevention, suppression and control of soil borne diseases on a wide range of ornamentals and vegetables. Cease enhances germination and plant growth by suppressing diseases caused by Rhizoctonia, Pythium, Fusarium and Phytophthora.
Cease controls common fungal diseases such as Botrytis, powdery mildew, Anthracnose and several leaf spot diseases such as Alternaria and Entomosporium. Cease also controls bacterial diseases such as Pseudomonas, Erwinia, and Xanthomonas spp., as well as soil diseases Rhizoctonia, Pythium, Fusarium and Phytophthora.
Mode of Action:
Based on a naturally occurring patented strain of Bacillus subtilis (strain QST 713), Cease contains a group of natural antifungal and antibacterial compounds with multiple modes of action to destroy pathogens. Cease is a valuable addition to any disease control program where resistance development is a concern.
Cease can be applied in greenhouse, field, interiorscape, residential and commercial landscapes and shade house environments on a wide array of ornamentals including bedding plants, potted plants, cut flowers, tropical foliage and container grown trees, shrubs, and vegetables grown under cover. Cease is a fungicide and bactericide. Ideally, it should be used when conditions favor disease development, but before the onset of symptoms. It may also be used at the first sign of disease symptoms. Since Cease controls diseases through multiple modes of action, it is ideally suited for programs aiming to manage resistance. If employing chemical fungicides with a single site of action, it is best to break up the chemical cycle by rotating Cease into the program.
We have several greenhouses, and we want to make sure that when we ship our plants to our customers, that the leaves are spotless, and the "over health health", of the plant is top notch!!!!. Although, we do rotate with another copper based occasionally, this immediately stops any tiny small black spots. I want to do whatever it takes to make sure everything we sale and ship, is in the best condition & health as possible! And, of course absolutely 100% free of any fungus or any bacteria. This is a new favorite, and I highly recommend using this product if you start to see any slight damage to any leaves, or anything that may look different from your other leaves. This is a great all around product and I will be ordering more as a precautionary maintenance schedule.
Thanks for the super fast shipping too!!!
Effective alternative to copper as a fungicidal spray
By Nate on 06/06/2020
Used as foliar spray for dogwood anthracnose for two years with good results. This product is marketed as an alternative to copper based fungicides without the long term problems with soil fertility caused by copper. It should not be mixed with copper or with quaternary ammonium disinfectants (Consan, DSV), since they would kill the bacteria QST 713. It can be mixed with foliar fungicides like mancozeb and Daconil, to increase effectiveness against fungal spores. Also had good results using this mixture on cotoneaster fireblight and pine needlecast. The smell of the product is akin to a hot summer garbage can, but is a useful indicator of respirator effectiveness (or lack thereof). The primary drawback is its viscosity which can cause clogging with hand sprayers. If this becomes a problem you might switch to a higher dilution (2.5 Tbsp/gal instead of 5 Tbsp/gal).