Fungicides

Southern blight of apple new disease for Pennsylvania fruit growers

The 2021 growing season has been producing a couple of surprises, the latest being increased incidences of southern blight on apple. Southern blight of apple was first observed in Pennsylvania in 2018 and, unfortunately, is... more »

Apple summer rots, sooty blotch and flyspeck addressed in Wisconsin

As the apple harvest season is upon us in Wisconsin, apple fruit diseases may become more apparent and their impacts on fruit quality and yield do not go unnoticed. Understanding when the pathogens infect, the... more »

Another tool for California to fight yield loss due to diseases rooted in fungi

Attune Agriculture, the leader in developing performance based agricultural products using hydrocolloid technology, announced Aug. 5 that Ampersand adjuvant is now approved for use with fungicides in California. Ampersand is now officially approved for use... more »

AgBiome submits Esendo Fungicide for EPA registration

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced Aug. 10 the submission of Esendo Fungicide, its next product, to the EPA for review. Pending EPA registration, Esendo Fungicide will be the first... more »

Grape powdery mildew management and challenges topic of UC webinar

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources will present a webinar on Aug. 11 focusing on "Grape Powdery Mildew Management and Challenges." In this webinar, various speakers from UC and UCCE will discuss -biology and... more »

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 »

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