The active ingredient in Zidua SC has maximum residue levels established in the major export markets for Canadian potatoes. They are the United States, Mexico and Japan says BASF Agricultural Solutions.
Bioline Agrosciences, known for its biocontrol products, is launching Climate Adapted Release Technology (CART) in its STARSKii sachets. These contain Amblyseius swirskii for optimized control of thrips and whitefly in multiple crops and conditions.
Tergeo is a new PPO inhibitor, or group 14 mode of action herbicide, that provides high levels of activity on wild oats in addition to key broadleaf and grass weeds. It’s intended for use in wheat, corn, soybeans, grapes and chem-fallow markets.
This resource provides excellent pictures and describes key features to identify the six different species found in Ontario: waterhemp, redroot pigweed, green pigweed, tumble pigweed, smooth pigweed and prostrate pigweed.
BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions has received registration for Merivon fungicide. It can be used to address key diseases such as black rot and bitter rot in apples, and Septoria leaf spot and botrytis gray mold in blueberries.
Currently in Ontario the Pigweed family have confirmed resistance to 6 of the 8 Herbicide Groups where resistance occurs. Browse or download the latest version of the Pigweed Species Identification Guide.
The Ontario Pesticide Education Program courses focus on product information, health and environmental risk management, pesticide application and pesticide safety practices. Growers can work through the course at their own pace.
Belchim Canada has received a PMRA label expansion for Diplomat fungicide that includes application for phomopsis and downy mildew in grapes, powdery mildew in blackberries, loganberries and raspberries, and control of phomopsis and leather rot in strawberries.