FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

UpTake PRO®

What is different between UpTake and UpTake PRO?

Uptake is a registered soil amendment while UpTake PRO is a registered pesticide adjuvant, so a much broader use.

What is the REI when I use UpTake PRO?

REI are only an agriculture requirement for an EPA registered product.  UpTake PRO is a pesticide adjuvants and adjuvants are not EPA regulated so there is no REI.

Can I mix Uptake PRO with PACE KLEENGROW?

No. The PACE KLEENGROW label doesn’t require the addition of a pesticide adjuvant so phytotoxicity is likely to occur if mixing.

When should I use UpTake PRO on tank mixes?

Use with compatible pesticides for an economical addition to your tank mix for improve penetration, wetting and longer contact time.  UpTake PRO is a 3-in-one product-surfactant/spreader-sticker/wetting agent. Always follow the label instructions on partner products in tank mixes.

KLEENGROW™

How does PACE KLEENGROW kill microbes?

PACE KLEENGROW disrupts cellular membranes which provides broad spectrum fungal, bacterial and virus control for up to 30 days on hard surfaces. Prevent and cure all life stage (spore and immatures) of bacteria and fungi on crops and in irrigation water.

Will PACE KLEENGROW control bacteria?

Yes, bacteria spores are easily control on crops, and on soil and hard surfaces.

Why should I use PACE KLEENGROW instead of Bleach?

PACE KLEENGROW has residual up to 30 days on a hard surface, therefore it continues with residual control of microbes and algae. Bleach dissipates quickly without residual microbial control. It also takes up 8oz/gal of bleach for effective hard surface control, but only 1 oz/gal of PACE KLEENGROW.

What is the REI (Re-Entry Interval) of PACE KLEENGROW?

We have created a chart to explain PACE KLEENGROW rates and REI below:

REI RATE: OZ/GAL APPLICATION
48 HR 0.06 to 0.38 Spray or drench application over crops for disease control; if NOT chemigated.
12 HR 0.03 to 0.20 Intermittent chemigation for disease control on crops weekly or biweekly depending on crop and maturity.
0 HR 0.003 to 0.014 Continuous chemigation- for water borne pathogen control
0 HR 0.5 to 2.0 Hard Surface Cleaning & Disinfection
Can PACE KLEENGROW be used for continuous injection into water source AND as a weekly or biweekly over-the-top crop treatment?

Yes, there are specific rates for each use:

  • 2-5ppm injected continuously controls algae and diseases in the recirculated irrigation water and water storage tanks.
  • 40-175ppm weekly or biweekly, as a spray, dip or drench depending on crop/maturity and when being used on greenhouse crops it controls diseases and algae on crops. Can be tank mixed with many chemistries and enhance their efficacy as well.
Can PACE KLEENGROW be used to disinfect greenhouses growing vegetables?

Yes, PACE KLEENGROW can be used to disinfect indoor and greenhouse growing areas for all crops including flowers, vegetable, herbs, and hemp. Avoid contact on food crops. For areas that may come in contact with food crops, use at 200ppm with no rinse.

PACE STRIP-IT PRO™

How do I use PACE STRIP-IT PRO to clean my lines?

Inject PACE STRIP-IT PRO into your water lines and leave overnight.

How do I know PACE STRIP-IT PRO is complete flushed out?

Using a volumetric injector set at 1:50, inject PACE STRIP-IT PRO into your water lines and leave overnight. Flush completely to remove debris and soap.

Will PACE STRIP-IT PRO hurt my crops?

PACE STRIP-IT PRO will damage plants if directly contacted. PACE STRIP-IT PRO may be applied under benches or on walkway during the crop growing cycle but for end of seaaon cleaning it is best to remove crops from the area to be cleaned.

Is PACE STRIP-IT PRO corrosive?

Yes, it is corrosive when left on metal in your greenhouse. Therefore we recommend you rinsing after 20-30 minutes after use.

What is the shelve life of PACE STRIP-IT PRO?

The shelve life is indefinite when you keep the lid on the container.

Where can PACE STRIP-IT PRO be used?

PACE STRIP-IT PRO can be used in a greenhouse and outdoors.

HORTI-KLOR®

Where should I use your HORTI-KLOR cleaner?

Great for cleaning all indoor areas such as growing areas, packing houses and breakrooms.

CLEAN-UP™

Where should I use Clean-Up?

Great degreaser for cleaning large equipment such as tractors, trailers and trucks.