New pesticide registrations or label expansions for tomato, pepper, eggplant

Updated list available in May 7, 2013 post.

Several new Canadian pesticide registrations have come through for solanaceous crops in 2012.  They are summarized in the table below:

Product
active ingredient
Crop Pests on label Notes
Acrobat
dimethomorph
Fruiting vegetables Late blight
Phytophthora infestans
Must be applied in a tank mix with another late blight fungicide.Group 40 fungicide.
Acrobat
dimethomorph
Pepper Phytophthora blight
Phytophthora capsici
Group 40 fungicide.
Actara 25WG
thiamethoxam
Field peppers
Greenhouse peppers
added:
Pepper weevil (suppression)
Group 4 insecticide.
Actigard 50 WG
acibenzolar-S-methyl
Field tomato Bacterial spot and speck (suppression) Group P1 fungicide.
Dual Magnum
Dual II Magnum
s-metolachlor
Transplanted tomato added:
registration for fresh market tomatoes
Since not all tomato varieties have been tested for tolerance to Dual Magnum or Dual II Magnum herbicides, first use should be limited to a small area of each variety to confirm tolerance.Group 15 herbicide.
Fontelis
penthiopyrad
Tomato, pepper, eggplant Gray mold
Early blight (suppression)
Group 7 fungicide.
Lannate
methomyl
Tomato added:
Brown marmorated stink bug
Group 1A insecticide.
Malathion 85E
malathion
Tomato, pepper, eggplant added:
Brown marmorated stink bug
Group 1B insecticide.
Phostrol
sodium, potassium and ammonium phosphites
Tomato crop subgroup 8-09A (tomatoes, tomatillo, goji berry, groundcherry, etc.) Late blight (suppression) Foliar applications must begin immediately after transplanting to the field.Group 33 fungicide.
Phostrol
sodium, potassium and ammonium phosphites
Greenhouse-grown and outdoor bedding plants Phytophthora root rot (suppression) Group 33 fungicide.
Prism Herbicide 25% Dry Flowable
Prism SG Herbicide
rimsulfuron
Field tomato rate increase:
triazine resistant lambs-quarters, hairy nightshade, other broadleaf weeds listed on label
Group 2 herbicide.
Quadris Top
azoxystrobin + difenoconazole
Fruiting vegetables Early blight, anthracnose, septoria leaf spot, powdery mildew On eggplant, suppression only for septoria leaf spot.Group 11 + group 3 fungicide.
Ranman 400SC
cyazofamid
Greenhouse tomato, pepper transplants for field production Pythium damping-off and Pythium root rot Drench application. Do not use surfactant.
Group 21 fungicide.
Reason
fenamidone
Field tomato Early blight, late blight Must be tank mixed with Dithane DG or Bravo 500.
Group 11 fungicide.
Regalia Maxx
extract of Reynoutria sachalinensis
Tomato, field and greenhouse Bacterial blight (Xanthomonas campestris) (suppression), gray mold (suppression) Induces plant resistance. Biofungicide.
Rhapsody
QST 713 strain of dried Bacillus subtilis
Fruiting vegetables, including transplants Bacterial speck (suppression), gray mold (suppression) Biofungicide.
Rhapsody
QST 713 strain of dried Bacillus subtilis
Pepper, including transplants Bacterial spot (suppression), bacterial speck (suppression) Biofungicide.
Scala
pyrimethanil
Field tomato Early blight, gray mold Apply only in tank mixture with Bravo 500.
Group 9 fungicide.
Sencor 75 DF
metribuzin
Transplanted tomato added:
registration for fresh market tomatoes
Since not all tomato varieties have been tested for tolerance to Sencor 75 DF herbicide, first use should be limited to a small area of each variety to confirm tolerance.Group 5 herbicide.
Sumagic
uniconazole
Greenhouse tomato seedlings for transplant to the field Growth regulator First time users of Sumagic Plant Growth Regulator should treat a limited number of plants at the lowest recommended rate.
Switch
cyprodonil + fludioxinil
Field tomato
Field pepper
Gray mold (tomato)
Anthracnose (field pepper)
Group 9 + group 12 fungicide.
Tivano
citric acid + lactic acid
Field tomato Bacterial canker (suppression)
TriCor 75 DF Herbicide
metribuzin
Transplanted tomato (grown for processing only) Grass and broadleaf weeds listed on label. Group 5 herbicide.

Always read and follow label directions.  For copies of these labels, see the PMRA label search site or the manufacturer’s website.

OMAFRA’s Vegetable Crop Protection Guide (Publication 838), introduced in February 2012, is the source of pest control information for commercial field vegetable production in Ontario. Easy-to-read tables provide information on pest control products for managing insects, diseases, and other pests of Ontario vegetable crops.  Watch ONvegetables for updates on pesticide registrations.  Updates will also be summarized in a supplement to be published in the fall/winter 2012.  Up-to-date publication and supplement information can be found at http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/vegpubs/vegpubs.htm.

Stay up-to-date on minor use registration issues in Ontario by visiting OMAFRA’s minor use web pages at http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/minoruse/.

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