New PoMaxa™ Plant Growth Regulator From Valent BioSciences Corporation Receives EPA Registration

Published: Feb 12, 2013

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valent BioSciences Corporation (VBC) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted registration approval for PoMaxaTM Plant Growth Regulator (PGR). PoMaxa is a potent auxin-based product that maximizes thinning and harvest management programs on apples and pears and will also increase return bloom in both apples and pears. The newest addition to VBC’s biorational portfolio of pome fruit products, PoMaxa is based on the active ingredient 1-Naphthaleneacetic acid and offers growers the convenience of multiple uses in a single, easy-to-use formulation.

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