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First fungicide in Canada to curb verticillium wilt in potatoes now cleared

A label expansion for Syngenta’s Aprovia fungicide, to cover additional soil-borne potato diseases, makes it the first fungicide in Canada approved to suppress verticillium wilt in potatoes. Fumigants have been potato growers’ only option against the crop disease until now, Eric Phillips, Syngenta Canada’s fungicides and insecticides product lead, said in a release. Verticillium wilt, the company said, is “one of the[Read More...]

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