Microbial Insecticide

Ancora® contains a naturally occurring fungus that infects both foliage and soil insect pests. Ancora is compatible with beneficial arthropods and is labeled for use on herbs, vegetables and ornamentals. Ancora has a four hour REI and can be used in organic production.


Current state registrations

Ancora OMRI Certificate
Ancora Microbial Insecticide  

Labeled for use on:

May be used for mite management on commercial ornamental plants in greenhouses, saran and shade houses, outdoor containers and field-grown nursery stock.


Insects controlled: (Foliar Spray)

Whiteflies, aphids, thrips, spider mites, leafminers (Liriomyza spp.), citrus leafminers, mealybugs, psyllids and plant bugs.


Insects controlled: (Drench)

Black vine weevil, other root weevils, thrips, pupae, grape phylloxera, rootworms, wireworms, grubs, lepidoptera caterpillars.



1 pound foil bag, 10 per case.


Notes: (Conditions for safe storage)

Keep unopened product refrigerated (40-50°F) and dry. Seal out moisture from unused material by closing the bag tightly after squeezing out excess air. Keep used product refrigerated in original package and use within 30 days after opening.


Optimal Environmental Conditions: Ancora is most effective when relative humidity is 80% or higher for 8 – 10 hours. Best temperatures are 70-90°F to increase effectiveness of Ancora.

  • EPA Registration Number70051-19-59807
  • Restricted Entry Interval (REI)4 hours
  • Chemical ClassMicrobial
  • Active IngredientIsaria fumosorosea (Apopka Strain 97)
  • Rate (per 100 gal.)14 to 28 ounces.
  • Rate (per 1 gal.)4.1 gm. to 8.3 gm.
  • ApplicationFoliar and drench