GoldenEco keeps on providing great performance in Mexico

GoldenEco keeps on providing great performance in Mexico

EcoPhage announces today that GoldenEco, its new product to control Bacterial speak and spot in tomatoes and peppers presenting superior results in field trials held in different locations in Mexico.

GoldenEco is a biocontrol agent containing bacteriophages (virus) that attack Xanthomonas vesicatoria and Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomatoes cause bacterial spot and speck diseases in tomatoes and peppers. The product minimizes the development of resistant strains, can be implemented in IPM program, is highly selective to the target bacterium and will not harm beneficial organisms, it contains only non-GMO, naturally occurring phages, and it is not phytotoxic and does not impair plant physiology.

In the field trials conducted by a local CRO in Mexico in different locations, the product showed higher efficiency than a Copper-based product (the farmer practice), reaching more than 50% efficacy alongside the growing cycle. It was able to keep the level of diseases lower than the Copper-based product during the entire cycle and had better results in terms of performance.

“we’re very happy with these consecutive results”, said Guy Elitzur, EcoPhage’s CEO, “following our results in the US, we are able to witness consistency in results also in Mexico for GoldenEco Both in bacterial speck and spot in Tomatoes. The US and Mexico are leading tomatoes Tomato markets on the globes, and receiving such results , giving us the confluent to move on to other markets and applications“.


About EcoPhage

Ecophage pioneers the development and commercialization of bacteriophages-based bactericides with minimal environmental impact and maximum efficacy, addressing a crucial issue in global agriculture. Annually, an estimated 10% of the world’s food production is lost due to plant diseases, with bacterial infections being a significant contributor. Our innovative products harness the power of bacteriophages—viruses uniquely targeting bacteria—to prevent and cure plants, offering nontoxic solutions for bacterial diseases.

Our vision is clear – transformation of the global bactericides market in agriculture into more sustainable and safer to human, living and the environment.

We are doing that by setting up the mission of revolutionizing agriculture by increasing plant yield, reducing disease-related losses, and promoting sustainability. The foundation of our success lies in a proprietary technological platform co-developed with the prestigious Weizmann Institute of Science. Unlike conventional pesticides that often cause environmental harm and exhibit low efficacy, our bactericides represent a natural solution with minimal negative impact, high specificity, and superior effectiveness.

At Ecophage, we are not just combating plant diseases; we are transforming the future of agriculture, one innovative solution at a time.

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