BioCeres® EC

BioCeres® EC bio-insecticide pour mouches blanches, thrips et pucerons

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BioCeres® EC is a certified organic emulsifying bioinsecticide based on the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana of the ANT-03 strain. This fungus is naturally present in the soil and attacks several species of pests.

BioCeres® EC works by contact. It sticks to the pest insects cuticule (skin) for them to get infected and then cause their deaths. Applications of BioCeres EC in a vegetable production allows to reduce the presence of pests. The repressive effect is noticeable after 5 to 7 days.

Interior commercial cultures in Canada

  • Ornamental cultures
  • Tomato
  • Cucumber
  • Peppers
  • Herbs and spices (Crop Group 19)
  • Cannabis (marijuana)
  • Sweet potato cuttings

  • Whiteflies
  • Aphids
  • Thrips


Plastic bottle of BioCeres® EC

Bottle emulsifier 1L - Active ingredient: Beauveria bassiana contient 1 x 1010 spores viables/g

Available in individually (bottle) or by box of 8 bottles

General guideliness

  • BioCeres® EC Bioceres EC is used as prevention or at the first signs of pests.
  • This product can be applied with manual or boom pulverising equipment.
  • Always prepare a new solution for each treatment (does not keep).
  • Many treatments may be needed to reduce the pests presence in the culture.

Preparation instructions

  • Shake the BioCeres EC bottle to put back the spores in suspension;
  • Add 2 to 4 ml of BioCeres EC per litre of water depending on the necessary volume needed to cover all your culture
  • Keep mix agitated during application. An emulsifier can be added;
  • Warning, this product contains the allergen soy.
  • Do not mix with hot water.
  • Do not mix with a fungicide.
  • If a fungicide must be used, make the application at least 4 days before the BioCeres EC or at least 2 days after.


  • Apply BioCeres® WP when the ambient humidity is above 60% and the temperature is between 18 to 29 ºC.
  • Spray in the evening to reduce the risk of spore degradation by UV rays.
  • To control whiteflies and aphids, spray under the leaves where insects are mostly present.

Application frequency and Timing

  • Reapply within a 7-day interval. In case of pest outbreak, the product can be used every 3-5 days.
  • Multiple applications may be required to reduce numbers of target pests.
  • There is no limit on number of applications.
BioCeres® EC
Application Quantity Pest Frequency Duration
Preventive 2 to 4 ml per
thrips, aphids et whiteflies 7 days Repeat until decrease presence
Light presence 2 to 4 ml per
thrips, aphids et whiteflies 3 days Repeat until decrease presence

Pre-harvest interval (PHI)

The waiting time before harvesting is zero (0) days and so, it can be applied until the harvesting day.

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  • BioCeres EC can be kept up to 18 months un a refrigerator at 4C.
  • Make sure to really tighten the lid after using to avoid a drop of efficiency.
  • Keep at 4C.
  • This biopesticide contains live spores of the fungus Beauveria bassiana.
  • The spores can be damaged by storage temperature above 25C or by contact with water for more than 24 hours.


For the commercial market only.

Certificate of application of pesticides required to purchase. Accepted in organic production.

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Icone courriel

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    Bioderes EC technical Sheet
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    BioCeres EC Label
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    BioCeres EC MSDS
  • Fiche signalitique
    BioCeres EC certification

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