BioCeres® WP

Bioceres a bio-insecticide based on beauveria bassiana in a petri dish

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BioCeres® WP is a certified organic insecticide using the strain ANT-O3 of Beauveria bassiana. This entomopathogenic fungus is naturally present in the soil and attacks several species of invertebrates.

BioCeres® WP is a bio-insecticide who sticks to insects’ cuticle (outer shell). The resulting infection causes death. The repressive effect is generally noticed after 7 days and pests will not develop any resistance to the fungus. This product contains high quality spores, cause no phytotoxicity and does not affect plant growth. Compatible with some insecticides, fungicides and with most biological control agents.

In Canada, BioCeres® WP control whiteflies, aphids and thrips in indoor crops. Available in the U.S, contact BioSafe Systems to know more!

  • Ornamental crops
  • Tomato
  • Cucumber
  • Peppers
  • Eggplant
  • Strawberry
  • Herbs and spices (Crop Group 19)
  • Mint
  • Sweet potato slips
  • Brassica vegetable transplants
  • Onion transplants
  • Cannabis (marijuana)

  • Whiteflies
  • Aphids
  • Rice Root Aphids*
  • Thrips

*For reduction in numbers of rice root aphid in cannabis (marihuana) produced commercially indoors. For sale and use in British Columbia and Newfoundland and Labrador from June 19, 2020 until June 18, 2021.


Bag of Bioceres WP the beauveria bassiana fungus

Bag of 500g (1.1 lb) Wettable Powder - Active ingredient : Beauveria bassiana contains 1 x 1010 spores viables/g

Available individually or by case of 12 bags

Video instructions

BioCeres® WP should be used in prevention or when pest are detected. This product can be applied with conventional pressure spray equipment. Pre-mix before adding the product to the tank.

Mixing guidelines

  • Weigh 2 to 4 g of BioCeres® WP per liter of water according to the desired volume;
  • Stir the powder into a sealed (airtight) container and add 1 to 2 L of water;
  • Shake vigorously for 30 to 45 seconds until the solution is homogeneous;
  • Add the premix to your tank that has been pre-filled with the desired amount of water;
  • Use a sufficient volume to cover the entire foliage.
  • Never mix with hot water
  • Never pre-mix in a pail or bucket using a stick or whisk. This will add too much air to the water and the solution will not mix properly.

Application guidelines

  • 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.
  • To know all about how to apply BioCeres® WP, read our article on the subject!

Application rate

BioCeres® WP
Application Quantity Pests Frequency Duration
Preventive 2 - 4 g per
liter of water
thrips, aphids and whiteflies weekly repeat until population decline
Curative light 2 - 4 g per
liter of water
thrips, aphids and whiteflies 3 days repeat until population decline

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For the commercial market only.

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

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    BioCeres WP Information sheet
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    Compatibility table for tank mixes
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    BioCeres WP compatibility with biological control agent
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    BioCeres OMRI
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    BioCeres® WP label
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    BioCeres SDS
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    BioCeres Ecocert
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    BioCeres WP Label extention Rice root Aphids in cannabis (B-C, N-F-L, only).

  1.   - BioCeres®WP – Biological Mycoinsecticide
  2.   - BioCeres WP bio-insecticide certified for medical cannabis, fine and robust herbs and sweet potato cuttings
  3.   - BioCeres® WP a bio-insecticide based on an entomopathogenic fungus very effective against greenhouse and field crop pests
  4.   - Compatibility for tank mixes containing BioCeres WP

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