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Nova™ is a systemic fungicide for the control of various diseases affecting apples, grapes and other crops.


Nova is a systemic fungicide for the control of various diseases affecting apples, grapes and other crops.

In apples

Nova provides protection against apple scab, powdery mildew and rust.

In grapes

Nova provides long-lasting, effective control of powdery mildew and black rot.

Additional Information

Additional crops that Nova is registered on include peaches, nectarines, cherries, asparagus, Saskatoon berry, greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, Kentucky bluegrass grown for seed and dozens of ornamentals and flowers.

While it’s tricky to identify and is commonly mistaken with other diseases, Canada’s strawberry growers must be on high alert as powdery mildew is very difficult to manage once established within a field.

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Saving Canada’s Strawberry Crops from Powdery Mildew


Below lists the crops that Nova fungicide can be used on.



Asparagus (Asparagus L.)


Bean, Dry (All Types) (Fabaceae)

Bean, Dry, All Types (Phaseolus vulgaris var. vulgaris)


Berry, Saskatoon


Blackberry (All Types) (Rubus spp.)


Blueberry, Highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum)

Blueberry, Lowbush Muntries

Blueberry, Lowbush (Vaccinium augustifolium)


Caneberry (Rubus spp. L)


Canola (Brassica spp.)



Cucumber (Cucumis sativus var. sativus)


Grape (Vitis spp.)


Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nucipersica)


Peach (Prunus persica)


Pear (Pyrus communis)


Pepper (All Types) (Capsicum spp.)


Pumpkin (Cucurbita argyrosperm)


Raspberry (Rubus spp.)


Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)


Tomato (Lycopsersicon esculentum)


Now registered in the following provinces:

  • Registered
  • Unregistered

Technical Specifications

  • Fungicide Group

    Group 3

  • Application Method
    Aerial: Not registered for aerial application.
    Ground: Apply uniform spray coverage for disease control with sufficient water volume. Nova is a locally systemic fungicide.
  • Approved Use
    Refer to the Nova label for complete use instructions.
    Refer to the Controlled Diseases list for the full list of diseases.
  • Rates
    Rate based on pest. See label for details.
  • Application Timing
    Dependent on crop. Use as indicated on product label.

    Rainfast: 1 hour
  • Mixing Instructions
    • Pre-measured water soluble pouches containing 140 g each make handling safe and easy.
    • Do not allow pouches to become wet prior to adding to the spray tank.
    • Do not handle the pouches with wet hands or wet gloves.
    • Always reseal over wrap bag to protect remaining unused pouches.
    • Do not remove water-soluble pouches from over wrap except to add directly to the spray tank.
    • Add the required number of unopened pouches as determined by the dosage recommendations into the spray tank with agitation.
    • Depending on the water temperature and the degree of agitation, the pouches should dissolve completely within approximately 5 minutes from the time they are added to the water.
    • Sprayers should be properly calibrated and capable of uniform application at recommended water volumes. Good spray tank agitation is required.
    1) Fill the spray tank with water to 1/2 the total spray volume required.
    2) Start agitation.
    3) Add required amount of product per hectare.
    4) Continue mixing and agitation while filling the spray tank to the required volume.
  • Grazing

    •  Apple, grapes, Saskatoon berry, cherry, pear – Do not apply within 14 days of harvest.

    •  Peach, nectarine – Do not apply within 1 day of harvest.

    •  Greenhouse tomato, strawberry, greenhouse pepper – Do not apply within 3 days of harvest.

    •  Greenhouse cucumber – Do not apply within 2 days of harvest.

  • Tank Mixes

    •  Dithane Rainshield Fungicide




Before use and for complete product information, please read and follow label directions.

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