CEASE is a biological fungicide that contains a patented strain of the bacterium Bacillus subtilis, QST 713.  CEASE consists of a group of natural antifungal and antibacterial compounds. In multiple field trials, it has been shown to be an effective treatment for a variety of fungal and bacterial pathogens that can cause plant diseases such as Botrytis, Powdery Mildew, Pseudomonas, and Xanthomonas. CEASE is extremely safe to use and an effective part of an integrated pest management program.