Tag Archives: fungicides

Avoid automatic fungicides

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Take an integrated approach to disease management and consider several factors before making an application. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • No two farming seasons are alike, and that also goes for variations in plant disease severity from year to year. Nevertheless, plant pathologists say some recommendations ring true every season. Start by choosing varieties with tolerance to your most ... Read More »

Rice fungicide seed treatment: To apply or not apply?

pythium seedborne disease

• By Yeshi Wamishe and Jarrod Hardke • It is often important to ask why and when it is required to use a fungicide seed treatment for rice. Your field history is a big factor in your decision. If your field had a history of seedling death caused by water molds such as Pythium spp (Figure 1) or seedling blight ... Read More »

‘My sincerest gratitude to all’ as I leave MSU

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This space is generally provided to wrap-up the season and reflect on the attributes that aided production as well as the many setbacks that were encountered and eventually overcome on our way to producing the 2020 crop. I find it very difficult to collect my thoughts on what was a very different year for multiple reasons, mostly since this will ... Read More »

Valent USA launches seed treatment package featuring Zeltera fungicide

zeltera fungicide

Valent U.S.A. has launched the Zeltera Rice System, a seed treatment package that offers both above- and below-ground protection for rice seeds in the South and Mid-South production regions. A key to the program is the new Indiflin branded fungicide, which contains the active ingredient, inpyrfluxam. Recently registered by the Environmental Protection Agency, inpyrfluxam targets Rhizoctonia solani, including strobilurin-resistant strains. ... Read More »

Match fungal disease to best fungicide application timing

rice blast

• By Yeshi Wamishe and Jarrod Hardke • Drs. By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension rice pathologist, and Jarrod Hardke, Extension rice agronomist, provide the optimum fungicide timing window for various fungal diseases below. You also can download this information and more by clicking Blast: For neck and panicle blast, two applications may be required for maximum suppression with the first at ... Read More »