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BASF receives registration for Armezon in east


January 17, 2012
By Press release

January 16, 2012, Mississauga, Ont – BASF Canada Inc.
(BASF) has received regulatory approval for the use of new Armezon™ herbicide
on field, seed, and sweet corn crops in Eastern Canada for the 2012 growing season.

January 16, 2012, Mississauga, Ont – BASF Canada Inc.
(BASF)
has received regulatory approval for the use of new Armezon™ herbicide
on field, seed, and sweet corn crops in Eastern Canada for the 2012 growing season.

Armezon
uses topramezone as its active ingredient, which was first introduced to
Eastern Canada in 2007 under a different brand name.

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“Armezon
offers flexibility for corn growers,” says Andrew Elgersma, marketing manager
for eastern herbicides at BASF Canada. “It will offer growers the crop safety
and application flexibility they're looking for in seed, sweet, and field
corn.”

When
tank mixed with atrazine, Armezon provides post-emergence control of common
annual weeds in seed and sweet corn, including lady’s thumb, lamb’s-quarters,
common ragweed, Eastern black nightshade, and redroot pigweed. It also provides
fast knockdown of annual grasses.

According
to the company, Armezon tank mixed with glyphosate and atrazine for glyphosate
tolerant corn enhances the power of glyphosate with an additional mode of
action that acts as a resistance management tool and also provides fast grass
knockdown and improved control of tough broadleaf weeds versus glyphosate
alone.

For more
information about Armezon, visit www.agsolutions.ca/armezon.