fungicides

EU to ban use of mancozeb, which is due for EPA review in US

In Europe, growers will soon be without the availability of the broad-spectrum fungicide mancozeb, which is commonly used to combat late blight. Th... READ MORE »

New pythium, phytophthora fungicide to be available in 2020

Potato growers have a new way to combat pythium and phytophthora with Xyler FC. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently registered Xyler FC ... READ MORE »

BASF’s Revysol fungicide gets EPA registration, could help with early blight resistance

BASF received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for Revysol fungicide, its newest active ingredient (AI). The first and onl... READ MORE »

Bayer aims to cut down crop protection volumes in next decade

Bayer has announced plans for increased focus on transparency, sustainability and engagement. Innovation will cut the ecological footprint of Bayer... READ MORE »

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Rhizoctonia-, late blight-fighting fungicide introduced by AgBiome

AgBiome Innovations, the commercial arm of AgBiome, introduced March 7, Lektivar 40SC, a novel fungicide (fluazinam) that provides superior control o... READ MORE »

Fungicide mancozeb could be banned for Canadian growers

Potato growers in Canada are facing a ban on the fungicide mancozeb. The Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada, a federal organization... READ MORE »

Higher-concentration version of fungicide AZteroid receives EPA approval

AZteroid FC 3.3 fungicide recently received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AZteroid FC 3.3 is a new higher concentration ... READ MORE »

Willowood introduces pyraclostrobin fungicide

Willowood Pyrac 2EC is now available from Willowood. The new introduction is a broad-spectrum fungicide that contains pyraclostrobin, the active ingre... READ MORE »

Orondis Opti fungicide now registered in premix formulation

Syngenta announced that Orondis Opti fungicide premix is now registered and approved for use on specialty and vegetable crops by the U.S. Environment... READ MORE »

Ethylene storage technique proves good frying color

Ten years ago a vision arose in England of storing potatoes and onions without chemicals. A group of growers has studied, tested and perfected this ne... READ MORE »


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