Regalia® CG Biofungicide Cleared for Use on Cannabis by the Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Nevada … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

DAVIS, Calif., April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, is pleased to announce that Regalia, its flagship biofungicide for control of powdery mildew and other plant diseases, has been approved for use on Cannabis by the Colorado, Oregon, Nevada, and Washington Departments of Agriculture. 
Regalia CG is a reduced-risk, plant extract-based biofungicide. The Cannabis-ready product will be available in May of 2018 in either one quart or one-gallon container sizes. Field and greenhouse efficacy trials have consistently shown that Regalia CG offers a superior level of powdery mildew control in Cannabis and Hemp. Regalia also controls Botrytis gray mold and leaf spots as well.Regalia CG is both USDA National Organic Program certified and Organic Materials Research Institute (OMRI) listed for use in organic farming.  As a reduced-risk fungicide, Regalia CG has minimal re-entry intervals and pre-harvest intervals, meaning the product can be applied to crops right up to the day of harvest without presenting worker safety concerns. Additionally, it is exempt from food tolerance requirements in the United States and Canada, which means that the use of Regalia does not trigger pesticide residue risk concerns for workers and consumers.Regalia’s unique “Induced Systemic Response” (ISR) mode of action, in which the application of Regalia activates a plant’s own immune response mechanism, provides significant plant health benefits.  After hundreds of field trials in many different crops, including berries, tomatoes, cut flowers, potatoes, corn and soybeans, the use of Regalia has demonstrated a strong track record of improving crop yields and/or quality, while providing increased grower return on investment.Furthermore, in some instances, Regalia’s ISR effect has yielded additional marketable benefits for some crops, most notably, with the production

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