‘Protect Your Grow’

Special Report - 2022 State of the Pest Control Market Report | Executive Letter

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Zoëcon Professional Products, the professional pest control division of Central Life Sciences, has been at the forefront of pest control since its founding in 1968, when Dr. Carl Djerassi and his team developed the first insect growth regulator (S)-Methoprene. That molecule ultimately revolutionized insect control and paved the way for many more innovations across a wide variety of markets.

At Zoëcon, we place an emphasis on staying in tune with the latest trends and demands within our industry. This is why we chose to support Cannabis Business Times’ exclusive research on pest challenges facing today’s cultivators and how they are managing them. And, as society’s concern for environmental responsibility grows, so does ours. That’s why we’re bringing environmentally friendly insect control innovation to the growing cannabis market with the expanding Essentria® line of products.

Backed by years of pest expertise, Essentria® products utilize the natural chemical compounds of specific plants to provide repellency and control against insects without posing an environmental threat. The Essentria® family is formulated with essential oil based active ingredients including rosemary oil, peppermint oil, geraniol, clove oil and thyme oil. These botanically based insecticides are FIFRA Section 25(b) Exempt.

Essentria® G Granule Insecticide is an outdoor granule solution ideal for around the perimeter of grow units. It utilizes proven methods to provide rapid knockdown of labeled insects. Essentria® G Granule Insecticide is an easy-to-apply, hassle-free and environmentally friendly form of insect control for cannabis growers.

Creating an insect control product that protect cannabis plants while protecting our environment was a natural choice for us. And we’re proud a family of products provides cannabis growers effective insect protection users can feel good about. Trust the botanical line of Essentria® products and its plant-based active ingredients to get the job done for you in an environmentally friendly manner.

By Mel Whitson, Senior Field Technical Service Manager Zoëcon Professional Products