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Japan Releases MRLs for DuPont™ Fontelis® and Vertisan® Fungicides

Mississauga, Ontario – September 18, 2014 - New markets are open to Canadian growers looking to benefit from the next generation of Group 7 fungicide for their fruit, vegetable and row crops. Japan has released Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for penthiopyrad, found in DuPont™ Fontelis® and DuPont™ Vertisan® fungicides.

Fontelis® and Vertisan® provide an excellent solution for managing challenging diseases, including biotypes that are resistant to existing products such as strobilurin chemistries. The products offer a single-active formulation that provides strong preventative and residual activity, excellent rainfastness, and redistribution to untreated foliage. Both products also offer translaminar and locally systemic movement within treated tissues.

“Fontelis® offers preventative and residual action on apple scab, powdery mildew, botrytis and many other important diseases,” says Ray Janssen, Horticulture Segment Manager, DuPont Canada, Crop Protection. With Vertisan® growers get, excellent rhizoctonia protection for their potato crop. “We are pleased that growers treating their crops with these tools now have access to the Japanese market,” says Janssen.

Japan’s MRLs for Fontelis® have been released for pome fruit, cherries, blueberries and many other fruit and vegetable crops. MRLs are also available for the use of Vertisan® on various crops including potatoes. For a full listing of penthiopyrad MRLs from Japan, visit http://ow.ly/AuZRt.

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