Fungicides
Is there an interaction between seeding rate of pea and lentil, disease incidence, and fungicide effectiveness? This question was the driving force behind an Agricultural Demonstration of Practices and Technologies (ADOPT) Program project.
Syngenta Canada Inc. has announced the launch of Aprovia Top fungicide, offering Canadian potato growers a new tool for foliar early blight control and brown spot suppression. Early blight, caused by the Alternaria solani fungus, is found in most potato growing regions. Foliar symptoms include small, brown, irregular or circular-shaped…
Syngenta Canada has announced the new Trivapro fungicide to barley growers across Western Canada, providing broad-spectrum leaf disease control. Trivapro is the first foliar fungicide on the market to combine three powerful active ingredients and three modes-of-action. The product contains propiconazole (Group 3), a curative fungicide that acts on already-present disease…
Growers in Western Canada now have new options for controlling the most damaging diseases with the registration of Hornet fungicide and label updates for INTEGO Solo seed treatment from Nufarm Agriculture Inc.
In Saskatchewan, provincial guidelines recommend spraying fungicides on durum wheat at the flag leaf stage for leaf spots and the flowering stage for Fusarium head blight (FHB), if warranted. But others are also recommending fungicide applications at earlier growth stages on a preventative basis. Yet little evidence existed, until recently,…
Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency has approved Regalia Rx biofungicide for use on wheat and soybean in Canada.The Regalia product portfolio, with all formulations based on an extract of Giant Knotweed (Reynoutria sachalinensis), is a suite of preventative biofungicides for use on both conventional and organic crops. Regalia products prevent…
Ontario corn growers should be on the lookout for eyespot this season, warns Albert Tenuta. Photo courtesy of Krishan Jindal. It might not be Ontario’s flashiest foliar disease on corn, or even the most economically devastating – both those awards go to Northern corn leaf blight – but eyespot was on…
June 20, 2016 - As the cereal crop's flag leaf stage approaches, many producers are wondering if a foliar fungicide application is worth their time and money. "Most farmers want to know if they will get a yield and economic benefit from a foliar fungicide application," says Dr. Sheri Strydhorst,…
June 16, 2016 - Lentil growers realize that under most growing conditions, long-season lentil varieties seldom mature naturally. Lentils can mature unevenly, which can result in shatter losses as some pods become over-dry while others are still green. To help dry down the crop quickly and evenly, a grower has…
June 15, 2016 - Fusarium head blight (FHB) continues to prove a growing trend throughout Western Canada, plaguing cereal growers with the potential for serious losses in yield, quality and grade. "Fusarium remains a cause for concern for cereal growers across Western Canada, causing reduced yields and grade quality," said…
  May 12, 2016, Ontario – BASF has received registration of Headline AMP, a new fungicide that delivers enhanced disease control and unique benefits of AgCelence for corn and cereal growers. Headline AMP is now available for the 2016 growing season in Ontario and Quebec. Headline AMP controls key diseases…
April 5, 2016, Ontario – Bayer has registered to extend the Stratego Pro fungicide label for corn and spring cereals in eastern Canada, according to a company press release.  The fungicide is registered in corn for early control against key leaf diseases, including Northern corn leaf blight. It can be…
  As farmers in Ontario well know, Gibberella ear rot, or Gib, is an important fungal disease in corn. The same organism, Fusarium graminearum, affects wheat as well, resulting in Fusarium head blight/scab. The pathogen overwinters in corn and wheat debris and the spores infect corn plants during silking. Indeed,…
March 7, 2016, Ontario – Syngenta Canada has launched Trivapro, a new three-mode-of-action foliar fungicide that will help growers in Eastern Canada target a broad spectrum of major leaf diseases in corn, soybeans, and cereals. Trivapro is the first foliar fungicide to feature three unique modes of action – azoxystrobin (Group 11),…
A healthy, uniform canola plant stand is one of the keys to establishing high yield potential – that’s generally accepted knowledge in the canola industry. And farmers routinely use fungicide seed treatments to help control the seedling disease complex that cause seed decay, damping-off, seedling blight and root rot. But…
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