YUMA, AZ (Oct 24th, 2017) - Gowan Company, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Captiva™ Prime, a natural repellent bio-insecticide, has received full state registration in the USA (excluding Alaska) and Puerto Rico. Captiva™ Prime controls thrips and spider mites and will be sold into a wide variety of specialty crop segments.

Captiva™ Prime has been developed in collaboration with EcoFlora Agro, a premier plant extract R&D company and partner to Gowan Company. Captiva Prime joins Gowan's growing biorational portfolio aimed at helping growers to control crop-damaging pests while also providing effective solutions to the increasing crop production challenges like residue management, labor and harvest flexibility, and resistance management. 

We are very excited for the opportunity to bring a new innovative pest control solution to the market. Captiva™ Prime is truly best in its class and will deliver effective, flexible solutions to our growers.

Jessica Samler, Global Product Manager for Biorationals at Gowan said, "We are very excited for the opportunity to bring a new innovative pest control solution to the market. Captiva Prime is truly best in its class and will deliver effective, flexible solutions to our growers."

Captiva™ Prime insect repellant / insecticide is currently registered in all states, except Alaska, and also available for use in Puerto Rico. 

 

About Gowan Company

Gowan Company, based in Yuma, Arizona, USA, is a family-owned registrant and marketer of crop protection products and champions technology for agriculture and horticulture through innovative product development, public advocacy and quality production. 

About Ecoflora Agro

Ecoflora Agro is a Colombian company resulting from the Joint Venture formed by the founders of Ecoflora SAS and Gowan Company, LLC.  Ecoflora Agro is a leader and a pioneer in the development of innovative solutions developed from plant extracts for the sustainable and safe protection of crops.