BIOPEST in Canola

BIOPEST is ideally suited for aphid management in Canola, with no pest resistance and minimal impact on beneficials. Use the links below to find out more:

BIOPEST's Rapid Effect

BIOPEST delivers rapid mortality on aphids without generating pest resistance.

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BIOPEST in Cotton

BIOPEST is ideally suited for use in cotton IPM programs with minimal impact on beneficials. Use the links below to find out more:

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BIOPEST Paraffinic Oil

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Product Overview

BIOPEST is a highly refined food-grade iso-paraffinic oil formulation designed for use as a fungicide, insecticide, to manage certain aphid-transmitted viruses and as a premium carrier/adjuvant. With an unmatched level of purity BIOPEST represents the most advanced attempt yet to provide growers with an IPM product capable of controlling multiple, unrelated pests and fungal diseases simultaneously.

An Essential Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Solution

BIOPEST is an essential IPM solution that offers the following features:

  • Proven effectiveness in pest control.
  • Simultaneous control of a number of pests and diseases.
  • No pest resistance.
  • Ability to modify pest behaviour.
  • Minimal impact on beneficial insects.
  • Not persistent in the environment.
  • Low toxicity to animals & grower.
  • Safe to handle.
  • Won't stimulate pest outbreaks.

BIOPEST Certified for organic Farming

After an extensive process of analysis and audits of all ingredients including the manufacturing and packing process, carried out by the Biological Farmers Association. SACOA BIOPEST has received registration for use in organic farming for Australian Agriculture covering Broad Acre, Viticulture and Horticulture. SACOA Pty Ltd assisting in environmentally sound and sustainable farming techniques.

BIOPEST's Role In IPM Programs

BIOPEST is a valuable tool in the practice of IPM & there exists "significant new potential for using petroleum spray oils in horticulture & broadacre agriculture" (Beattie et al, 2000).

This potential is well recognised & research commitments are being made on the strength of this potential by commercial groups such as SACOA & leading research institutions such as the University of Western Sydney (UWS).

BIOPEST, as an advanced biorational pesticide and adjuvant, is a uniquely safe and effective IPM solution due to:

Uniquely Safe

  • A 98%+ pure formulation.
  • Produced from medicinal and food grade base oil.
  • Biodegradable.
  • Safe to handle.
  • No toxic potential.
  • 24hour pre-harvest interval.
  • Minimal impact on beneficial insects.

Uniquely Effective

  • Unique formulation.
  • High paraffinic content (75%).
  • Proven control of a range of fungal diseases and pests.
  • Maximises plant coverage and rainfastness.
  • Shown to assist UV-sensitive chemistry.
  • Stable emulsion.
  • No pest resistance will develop.
  • Ability to modify pest behaviour.
  • Won't stimulate pest outbreaks.
  • Proven performance in other commercial crops such as citrus and cotton.