Pests and Diseases

US: Syngenta fungicide receives EPA approval

Syngenta’s Orondis® fungicide has been approved for use by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the first fungicide in the Fungicide Resistance Action Committee group U15. Pending state registrations, the fungicide is expected to be available for the 2016 season. Orondis contains the active ingredient oxathiapiprolin and offers a new mode of action for control of soil and foliar diseases caused by Oomycete fungi in vegetables, potatoes and tobacco. The fungicide will be offered in combination with Ridomil Gold® fungicide for control of soil-borne Oomycete diseases in vegetables and tobacco. For control of downy mildew and late blight in potatoes and vegetables, it will be offered with Bravo® fungicide. Orondis will be offered in combination with Revus® fungicide for control of downy mildew and late blight in leafy vegetables, potatoes, tobacco and other vegetables. More

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