Fungicides

Luna fungicide labels changed for grapes and berry crops

The Luna series of fungicides by Bayer all have one active ingredient in common, fluopyram, which is a systemic fungicide belonging to the succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor (SDHI) class of fungicides. This group of fungicides has... more »

Mummy berry germinates in Michigan blueberries

Mummy berry is caused by the fungus Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi and is characterized by blighting of young shoots, which are referred to as “shoot strikes.” Fruit infection leads to the shriveling and mummification of berries, hence... more »

Lariat Partners invests in Willowood USA

Willowood USA has teamed up with Lariat Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, to further expand their product portfolio and market expansion. “The strategic investment that Lariat Partners has made in our company will rapidly fuel... more »

Tolero increases fungicide efficacy

A series of recent studies show Tolero, an irrigation injection surfactant, enhances the performance of soil-applied products such as nematicides, fungicides and herbicides. According to recent studies, applying Tolero through drip irrigation at a rate... more »

Pome fruit fungicide update

Aprovia is a new fungicide (SDHI, FRAC group 7) available for pome fruit disease management. Due to crop safety concerns, BASF will be canceling the pome fruit registration for Vivando. Aprovia... more »

Syngenta R&D to yield 16 product launches

Syngenta will launch 16 new crop protection products in 2016, with multiple launches expected over the next five years, according to Jeff Cecil, head of crop protection product marketing for Syngenta, North America. In total,... more »

New FRAC group created for Fracture fungicide

The Fungicide Resistance Action Committee (FRAC) has assigned Fracture fungicide from FMC to a newly created FRAC Group. When FMC launched Fracture fungicide in 2015, the broad spectrum, biological fungicide formulated with ProBLAD technology had... more »

FMC expands label for Rhyme fungicide in California

Rhyme fungicide from FMC, first registered in California in late 2014 for grapes, has now received approval from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, according to an FMC news release. Rhyme has received approval for... more »


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