Fungicides are a critical crop protection tool. Without effective disease control, crops face the risk of poor plant development, yield loss and reduced crop quality.
It may be too early to predict disease pressures for the coming growing season, but making a proactive plan for fungicide application can help you stay ahead of plant infection, helping you crop reach its full yield potential and ensure continued access to fungicide technologies.
Typically, fungicides are most effective when applied before disease development, or as early as possible once disease has been identified.
Keep these proactive fungicide application tips in mind this year to get the most out of your crop protection products and effectively manage disease threats.
Every year, the goal of a preventative fungicide application is the same – prevent spore germination and infection from occurring. Planning ahead is the first step to disease prevention. When it comes to getting the most out of your fungicides, consult your trusted advisors and retailers to discuss product options and availability, develop a rigorous in-season scouting schedule and monitor in-season environmental and disease development conditions.
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