PETACH TIKVA, Israel, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Stockton Israel (STK), a leader in plant extract based crop protection innovation, announced today the appointment of Dr. Daphna Blachinsky as new product manager of Timorex Gold. The appointment strengthens Stockton's commitment to drive growth, development and manufacture bio-based agriculture solutions and the continuous research and development of Timorex Gold around the world.
"We are pleased to welcome Daphna to the Stockton Group, as she will play an important role to strengthen our pipeline of environmental crop protection solutions to promote and protect plant health and pest control," said Ziv Tirosh, CEO of Stockton Group. "Daphna will be an added value to our company's position with her extensive knowledge and experience of the industry. She will provide leadership and support to the evolution of Timorex Gold in our continuous research worldwide and collaborate with our channel partners."
Dr. Blachinsky holds a Ph.D. (2004) and an M.Sc. (1996) from the Department of Plant Science and the Department of Plant Diseases, including the Faculty of Agriculture of the Hebrew University. She has many years of experience in biological product development at Agrogreen, plant genetics at Evogene and recently fungicide product manager at Adama.
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About the Stockton Group
The Stockton Group (Stockton) specializes in the development and marketing of plant extract based bio-pesticides. Its core focus is on their integration, alongside conventional chemical products, into conventional agriculture spraying programs, and creating a balanced, cleaner and healthier agricultural environment.
Stockton has an active R&D program for the development of future natural products for crop protection. In this area, the Group has a unique research and development center in Israel and invests substantial resources in developing "green" products. Stockton has a variety of products adapted to regional needs, biological parameters and regulatory guidelines, and is active in more than 35 countries worldwide.
Stockton's flagship product Timorex Gold® is used to control a broad spectrum of crop diseases. The product demonstrates an efficacy similar to that of chemical fungicides, and is suitable for use with both conventional and organic crops. Timorex Gold® is registered and sold in over 25 countries.
Stockton is an international company established in 1994 as a privately-owned company and has a staff of 40 employees in Israel, and around 120 employees worldwide. The company has offices in 20 countries and operates in about 40 countries.
SOURCE Stockton Group