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December 12, 2017, Guelph, Ont – Syngenta Canada Inc. recently announced that Orondis Ultra fungicide is now available in a premix formulation. Orondis Ultra combines mandipropamid (FRAC Group 40) with oxathiapiprolin (FRAC Group 49) to provide protection against late blight (Phytophthora infestans). Orondis Ultra works through translaminar and acropetal activity, moving across…
July 26, 2017, Ontario - Stemphylium leaf blight (Stemphylium vesicarium) of onion starts as yellow-tan, water-soaked lesions developing into elongated spots. As these spots cover the entire leaves, onions prematurely defoliate thereby reducing the yield and causing the crop to be more susceptible to other pathogens. Stemphylium was first identified…
July 25, 2017, Ontario - The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Confine Extra fungicide (mono and di-potassium salts of phosphorus acid 53%) for the suppression of bacterial leaf spot (Xanthomonas campestris p.v. vitians) on leaf lettuce in Canada.Where possible, rotate the use…
April 10, 2017, Calgary, Alta – An exclusive new Canadian distribution agreement between bio-ferm and Nufarm Agriculture Inc. adds two biological fungicides to Nufarm’s horticultural line of crop protection solutions. Blossom Protect and Botector are now available from Nufarm in Canada, as part of the company’s lineup of herbicides, fungicides…
April 3, 2017, Guelph, Ont – Syngenta Canada recently launched Aprovia Top fungicide, a new tool for controlling foliar early blight and suppressing brown spot. Early blight, which is caused by the Alternaria solani fungus, is found in most potato growing regions. Foliar symptoms include small, brown, irregular or circular-shaped…
March 28, 2017, Calgary, Alta – Four new crops have been added to the Presidio fungicide label as the result of Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) minor use approvals. Presidio is now approved for use on ginseng, tobacco, brassica leafy vegetables and greenhouse ornamentals for a variety of troublesome diseases.…
March 27, 2017, Guelph, Ont – Engage Agro Corporation has announced the release of two new products to serve horticultural producers across Canada. Property 300 SC fungicide is a suspension concentrate fungicide that offers protection against powdery mildew in grapes, cucumbers, pumpkin, squash and melons. Pyriofenone, the active ingredient in…
January 24, 2017, St. Paul, MN – Fire blight is a serious disease of apple and pear plants that causes rapid wilting and discoloration of shoots and leaves resembling fire damage. The bacterial pathogen has been traditionally managed with streptomycin applications, but antibiotic resistance is limiting the effect of this…
February 23, 2016, Guelph, Ont – Bayer announces the registration of Luna Tranquility as a foliar fungicide for bulb vegetables, small berries and tomatoes in Canada. The systemic fungicide is an all-in-one formulation that includes two groups, Group 7 (fluopyram) and Group 9 (pyrimethanil). “Luna Tranquility is already a valuable…
February 12, 2015, Mississauga, Ont – BASF Canada Inc. (BASF) has been granted a new label expansion for Pristine fungicide for control of bitter rot and black rot in the pome fruit group. Previously registered for control of scab, powdery mildew, flyspeck, sooty blotch and brooks spot in pome as…
September 9, 2014, Winnipeg, Man – Makhteshim Agan of North America (MANA) Canada is please to announce the addition of Steve Lepper to their sales team. Lepper will cover the sales territory encompassing southwest Manitoba and southeast Saskatchewan. He has more than 18 years experience in the crop protection business…
February 4, 2014 – The Pest Management Regulatory Agency recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for Revus fungicide for control of downy mildew of basil and phytophthora blight and root rot of ginseng. Revus fungicide was already approved in Canada on Brassica vegetables, several bulb…
November 18, 2013, Guelph, Ont – Bayer CropScience Canada recently announced the registration of Luna Tranquility as a foliar fungicide for potatoes.Already a fungicide for apples and grapes, Luna Tranquility is an all-in-one formulation that includes Group 7 (fluopyram) and Group 9 (pyrimethanil) modes of action. Luna Tranquility provides disease…
September 17, 2013, Cary, NC – Arysta LifeScience North America recently announced the addition of Matt Micklich in the role of territory sales manager for the Northern Alberta sales region.Based out of his home office in Holden, Alta, Micklich will work with both existing and new customers through his retailer…
Jul. 11, 2013, Calgary, AB - Nova 40W is now registered for the control of powdery mildew on a number of additional crops through a recent label expansion. The added crops include raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, cucumber, pumpkin, watermelon, squash and others.  Nova 40W is a systemic fungicide for the control…
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