Fungicides

Blueberry rust seen in rabbiteye blueberry cultivars in Alabama

Blueberry rust has been reported in rabbiteye blueberry cultivars in Alabama. Leaf rust, caused by the rust fungus, Pucciniastrum vaccinii (synonyms: P. myrtillus, Naohidemyces vaccinii, and Thekopsora vaccinii), has the potential to be very damaging to yields, and is most... more »

FMC Corp.’s fluindapyr fungicide receives EPA registration

FMC Corp. received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registration for fluindapyr, a novel broad-spectrum succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor fungicide. Fluindapyr provides broad-spectrum activity against a wide range of destructive diseases in row and specialty crops, as well... more »

Vive Crop Protection’s biological, chemical and Allosperse fungicide OK’d

AZterknot fungicide from Vive Crop Protection received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently. AZterknot fungicide is the world’s first three-way fungicide combination that harnesses the benefits of biologicals, the performance of chemistry and... more »

Effects of drought, botryosphaeria fungi on permanent crops webinar topic

On April 21 (3-4 p.m.), Ben Faber, University of Cooperative Extension farm advisor in Ventura County will talk about Effects of Drought and Botryosphaeria Fungi on Permanent Crops. Effects of drought are often confused with... more »

New Excalia fungicide provides early season protection for apples

Nufarm, in partnership with Valent Canada, has announced the arrival of Excalia, its newest horticulture fungicide registered for the control of scab and powdery mildew in apples and suppression of rhizoctonia crown and root rot... more »

Label approval for additional crops and uses set for Mastercop Fungicide

Adama, a crop protection company, announced recently that the EPA has approved changes to the label of Mastercop Fungicide/Bactericide that were made to help growers better protect their crops from harmful diseases. Individual state approvals are... more »

Botanical Solution, Syngenta link touts botanical-based biofungicide expansion

Botanical Solution Inc.  and Syngenta, two companies which are closely aligned in their commitment to innovation and sustainability in agriculture, have reached an agreement to commercialize BSI’s first product in Peru and Mexico. The two companies... more »

Asperello T34 Biocontrol label expansion means more crops to benefit     

The biofungicide Asperello  T34 Biocontrol has been granted label expansion in the US to cover an array of field-grown and protected crops. “Growers from across the U.S. had waited patiently for this,” Veronica Cervantes, Biobest... more »

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