Atticus introduces Total Release insecticide portfolio for the greenhouse market

Atticus introduces Total Release insecticide portfolio for the greenhouse market

The portfolio includes the three new products Piston TR, Eschaton TR and Ascertain TR.


CARY, N.C. — Atticus has added three new Total Release products to its insecticide portfolio, further expanding its commitment to meeting the needs of greenhouse growers, according to a press release.

Piston TR (comparable to Pylon TR) uses active ingredient Chlorfenapyr, to target mites, thrips and loopers by interfering with energy production in the mitochondria. Eschaton TR (Comparable to Beethoven TR) contains Etoxazole, protecting delicate ornamentals, flowering hanging baskets and other non-food commercial greenhouse crops. Ascertain TR (Comparable to Attain TR) contains Bifenthrin, an active ingredient proven to controls aphids, armyworms, caterpillars, gnats, whiteflies and other resistant prone pests. Total Release technology has become increasingly prevalent for greenhouse growers needing a convenient, labor saving application strategy, according to the release. No spray equipment is required, as air circulates throughout greenhouses, one Total Release fogger treats up to 3,000 square feet, providing optimal plant coverage and easy application for greenhouse growers. Piston TR, Eschaton TR and Ascertain TR meet the Total Release demand with a complete a rotational portfolio.

As Bill Abetz, director of professional markets, explains, “With the current labor struggles many greenhouse operations are facing, these total release products offer a reliable and easy-to-use solution. Populations of greenhouse pests like mites, whiteflies and thrips have become difficult to control due to their resistance tolerance. When partnered together, these total release products use different modes of action to protect your valuable greenhouse crops with ease.”

Based in Cary, N.C., Atticus manufactures a growing portfolio of relevant branded-generic fungicides, herbicides and insecticides for the U.S. row crop, specialty agriculture and professional market. The company’s focus is to provide the right products, at the best value, with efficacy and availability that customers can trust.

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