AgriPhage™ Fireblight is a bacteriophage (virus) which attacks Erwinia amylovora on apples and pears. This product can be used in organic orchards under the USDA National Organic Program but can also be used to enhance the performance of conventional tactics in orchards as a preventative or curative measure.
AgriPhage FB is NOP-compliant and extremely selective, only attacking and killing specifically targeted bacteria.
As a result of viral replication, AgriPhage™ actually increases in concentration due to the fact that the virus remains constant and replicates under favorable environmental conditions to continue its attack on Fire Blight.
AgriPhage FB is for use against the following pests:
- Fire Blight (Erwinia amylovora)
AgriPhage FB can be used with the following crops:
- AgriPhage™ Fire Blight can be used in organic orchards under the USDA National Organic Program
- Can be incorporated to enhance the performance of conventional tactics in orchards where bacteria has been problematic.
- Compatible with other insecticide and fungicide products. Allow 24 hours between application of AgriPhage and Kocide® 2000-O copper fungicide or other copper products.
Bacteriophage for Fire Blight (Erwinia amylovora)
Recommended Rate: 1 -2 qt/50-100 gal/acre
Spray Interval: 2 weeks
Re-entry Interval: 4 hours
Days to Harvest: 0 day PHI
Package size: 2 x 2.5 gal case
This product is approved for organic production by the National Organic Program (NOP), a marketing program housed within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service, the agency that sets marketing standards. The NOP mission is to develop and implement national standards that govern the marketing of agricultural products as organically produced, to facilitate commerce in fresh and processed food that is organically produced, and to assure consumers that such products meet consistent standards.
This product has been verified to comply with the USDA National Organic Standards, issued by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. The WSDA Organic Program is accredited as a certification agent by USDA. As a certification agent of the National Organic Program, the WSDA Organic Program's role is to inspect and certify organic operations; verifying that they are meeting the requirements of USDA organic standards.
To view the WSDA certificate click the PDF link below.