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Carrot growers get help for white mold

September 21, 2012  By J. Chaput OMAFRA Minor Use Coordinator

White mold on stored carrots OMAFRA

September 21, 2012, Guelph, Ont – The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently granted the approval of an emergency use registration for Scholar 230SC (fludioxonil) for control of white mold (Sclerotinia) on stored carrots in Ontario.

Scholar 230SC was already labeled in Canada for control of post-harvest diseases on pome fruit and stone fruit.

A complete minor use submission is underway with the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Pest Management Centre (AAFC–PMC) minor use program to seek eventual, full registration of Scholar for white mold control on stored carrots in Canada. READ MORE


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