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US: New potato insecticide/fungicide seed treatment announced

Image result for syngentaSyngenta has announced CruiserMaxx Vibrance Potato insecticide/fungicide seed treatment is now available for purchase, following its registration by EPA. It contains Vibrance fungicide seed treatment, which includes the active ingredient Sedaxane and is a new tool for potato growers. In addition to Sedaxane, the other active ingredients in the seed treatment include Thiamethoxam, Fludioxonil, and Difenoconazole. CruiserMaxx Vibrance Potato combines fungicides to combat Rhizoctonia, Helminthosporium and Fusarium. Cruiser insecticide seed treatment provides protection against insects, including Colorado potato beetles, aphids, potato leafhopper, and potato psyllid. It also delivers the Cruiser Vigor Effect, which is said to be an increased level of plant vigor. The seed treatment aids in wound healing and suberization, and has good handling and application characteristics in all temperatures and treating conditions, according to Syngenta. It also has low dust off without the need for additional polymers or additives. (Source: Growing Produce)