Botector – Ornamental

Biological Fungicide

Botector® is a biological fungicide that protects your greenhouse and outdoor ornamentals from emergence to harvest. Botector suppresses grey mould on many crops including chrysanthemums, hydrangeas, poinsettias, and roses.

Technical information

Active ingredients: Aureobasidium pullulans (DSM 14940 and DSM 14941)
Formulation: Wettable granule
Chemical family: Biological
Packaging: 10 x 1.2 kg jug
Rainfast: Avoid application when heavy rainfall is forecast
Surfactant needed: No
PCP number: 31248

Key uses

  • Outdoor and greenhouse grown ornamentals


  • Protects 24 ornamental crops

  • Delivers effective preventive control of grey mould under low to moderate disease pressure

  • May be applied weekly as needed

  • Labelled for use throughout the entire growing season (from emergence/transplant up to one week prior to harvest)

  • The active ingredient, Aureobasidium pullulans, may be compatible with certain commonly used pesticides

  • May be applied as a foliar spray alone or in alternating spray programs with other registered crop protection products

General usage information

Diseases Controlled Application Rates Application Notes

Grey mould (suppression)

1 kg/ha in
500-2000 L/ha
water volume

  • Begin preventive applications soon after emergence or transplant if climate conditions are favourable for infection as well as at first sign of disease onset
  • Repeat as needed on a 7-day interval up to harvest
  • Preferably apply in the morning or evening hours and during cool temperatures