Pioneer to offer two options for insecticide seed treatments

September 2004
Southeast Farm Press;9/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p18
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The article reports that Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. will launch two seed-applied insecticides for the 2005 planting season. The company will offer Poncho 250 and Poncho 1250 insecticide seed treatments to meet the early-season soil and foliar insect control needs of growers across the U.S. Poncho 1250 will be available for growers who have a history of challenges from corn rootworm, billbug and other early-season pests. Poncho 250, which also contains clothianidin as the active ingredient, will provide protection for corn against insects such as black cutworm, wireworm, white grub, seed corn maggot, flea beetle and chinch bug.


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