Presidio label expanded for field and greenhouse use

Downy mildew on hops

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Presidio fungicide for control of downy mildew on field and greenhouse basil and downy mildew of hops, and suppression of Phytophthora blight and pod rot and downy mildew on edible podded beans in Canada. Presidio fungicide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of several diseases.

 

These minor use projects were sponsored by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Pest Management Centre in collaboration with the US IR-4 program, as a result of minor use priorities established by growers and extension personnel.

 

The following is provided as an abbreviated, general outline only. Users should be making pest management decisions within a robust integrated disease management program and should consult the complete label before using Presidio fungicide.

 

 

Crop(s)

Target

Rate (mL/ha)

Applications

PHI (days)

Basil, field and greenhouse grown

Downy mildew

292

Apply on a 7 day schedule beginning when conditions begin to favour disease development.

Presidio must be tank mixed with a labeled rate of another fungicide registered for the target pathogen, but with a different mode of action.

Maximum of 3 applications per season.

1

Hops

Downy mildew

292

Apply on a 10-14 day schedule beginning when conditions begin to favour disease development.

Presidio must be tank mixed with a labeled rate of another fungicide registered for the target pathogen, but with a different mode of action.

Maximum of 3 applications per season.

24

Edible podded beans (Phaseolus spp, Vigna spp, jackbean, soybean, immature seed, sword bean)

Downy mildew and Phytophthora blight and pod rot (suppression)

292

Apply on a 7-14 day schedule beginning when conditions begin to favour disease development.

Presidio must be tank mixed with a labeled rate of another fungicide registered for the target pathogen, but with a different mode of action. Maximum of 3 applications per season.

0

 

Source: Jim Chaput, OMAFRA, minor use coordinator, Guelph, Ontario

 

Publish date: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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