new sugar beet fungicide approved

Abram, Mike
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/2/2008, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the approval of a new sugar beet fungicide, Escolta, in Great Britain. According to Bayer CropScience's Neil Thompson, containing cyproconazole + trifloxystrobin, the fungicide gives good broad-spectrum control of all the main diseases. Across three trials in 2007 the product averaged 27 percent higher yields than the untreated.


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