There’s a new foliar fungicide on its way to western Canadian growers.
“Trivapro will be available for use in cereals, soybeans and corn,” explains Syngenta’s Rob Klewchuk, in this following interview. “There’s three active ingredients — three modes of action.”
The active ingredients include: propiconazole (Group 3), azoxystrobin (Group 11), and the new succinate dehydro-genase inhibitor (SDHI) benzovindiflupry (Group 7). The three modes of action allow for broad-spectrum leaf disease control while also mitigating the risk of resistance development.
Powdery Mildew (Microsphaera diffusa, Erysiphe pisi, E. polygoni)
Suppression of Pod and Stem Blight (Diaporthe phaseolorum)
“Every bit of the product goes to work to either control the fungus or sit in the waxy layer of the leaf and wait for the fungus to come in,” said Syngenta’s Scott Cully. “We’re basically seeing this product last and control disease in corn and other crops for two weeks longer than anything else we’ve ever applied.”
Trivapro will be available to producers in western Canada for 2017. It made its first appearance in the eastern Canada this year.
This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or about 26 cents US/bushel to close at $5.56. While the December 2018 contract was up 5.4 percent — or nearly 30 cents — to finish a tad under $5.80. In…Read more »