Pristine label expanded
Pristine has received registration for use on greenhouse bedding plants for control of powdery mildew, greenhouse lettuce for suppression of powdery mildew and outdoor ornamentals for suppression of apple scab, pear-trellis rust and gymnosporangium rust.
April 18, 2011, Guelph, Ont – Pristine has received registration for
use on greenhouse bedding plants for control of powdery mildew, greenhouse
lettuce for suppression of powdery mildew and outdoor ornamentals for apple
scab, pear-trellis rust and gymnosporangium rust
With two distinct modes of action, Pristine offers excellent disease
control and an effective resistance management alternative against a
broad-spectrum of diseases on an extensive list of registered crops, including
the most recent additions. Pristine is comprised of two active ingredients –
pyraclostrobin is a group 11 fungicide while boscalid is a group 7.
updated label includes the following diseases and causal agents: Control of
powdery mildew (Erysiphe cichoracearum, Erysiphe polygoni) in greenhouse
bedding plants, suppression of powdery mildew (Erysiphe cichoracearum) in
greenhouse lettuce, apple scab (Venturia inequalis) in crabapple, pear-trellis
rust (Gymnosporangium fuscum) in ornamental pear and gymnosporangium rust
(Gymnosporangium nelsonii) in serviceberry.
Pristine must be applied preventatively, before disease symptoms
appear. It should also be used as part of an integrated pest management program
in rotation with other disease management products with different modes of
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