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New herbicide solution for Canadian potato growers

BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions (BASF) recently received registration for the label expansion of Zidua® SC on potatoes. This label expansion adds to the use application of Zidua SC which includes providing activity on key annual grasses and broadleaf weeds for several crops.

Zidua SC’s Group 15 chemistry delivers control of tough weeds, including resistant redroot pigweed, kochia, waterhemp, green and yellow foxtail with a wide window of application from early pre-seed to early post-emergence in multiple registered crops.

“As a long-standing herbicide option, we’re excited for potato growers to now be able to access this important tool,” said Trevor Latta, Brand Manager, Corn, Soybeans & Horticulture BASF. “Applying Zidua SC pre-emergent will help potato growers to manage tough to control weeds including multiple resistant kochia and common waterhemp.”

Zidua SC’s residual activity controls germinating weed seedlings before or soon after emergence and can be used to support a variety of tank-mixes.

For more information about Zidua SC herbicide or other BASF crop protection products, please visit or contact your retailer. To learn more, and to view BASF’s entire crop protection portfolio, please visit

Source: BASF Canada Inc.

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