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New product to offer ‘greater efficacy against tuber-borne Rhizoctonia’

Related imageAt its annual potato agronomists’ conference on 25th January, Bayer launched a new potato tuber treatment – Emesto Prime DS – that will be available for British growers to use on this year’s plantings. Introducing the product Bayer’s campaign manager for root crops Edward Hagues described it as the new, improved tuber treatment. “Compared with Monceren DS – the long-standing powder standard – Emesto Prime DS brings even greater efficacy against tuber-borne Rhizoctonia. “Whatever measure you take – black scurf incidence on tubers, crop emergence, final stand, tuber size distribution or marketable yield – it’s improved,” Mr Hagues said. More