Recent fungicide and bactericide registrations or label expansions for tomato, pepper, eggplant

Several new Canadian fungicide and bactericide registrations have come through for solanaceous crops in 2012/13. They are briefly summarized below.

Fungicides/Bactericides

(Click here for pdf version of table)

Product  Crop Pests on label Notes
active ingredient
Acrobat Fruiting vegetables Late blight/Phytophthora infestans Must be applied in a tank mix with another late blight fungicide. Group 40 fungicide.
dimethomorph
Acrobat Field peppers Phytophthora blight/Phytophthora capsici Group 40 fungicide.
dimethomorph
Actigard 50 WG Field tomato Bacterial spot and speck (suppression) Group P1 fungicide.
acibenzolar-S-methyl
Actinovate Field and greenhouse tomato and pepper Powdery mildew (suppression) Biofungicide.
Streptomyces lydicus strain WYEC108
Allegro 500F Peppers Phytophthora blight (suppression) Group 29 fungicide.
fluazinam
Cease Fruiting vegetables, including transplants Bacterial speck/Pseudomonas syringae (suppression), Gray mold (suppression), Bacterial spot/Xanthomonas campestris (pepper only, including transplants) (suppression) Biological fungicide.
Bacillus subtilis QST 713 strain
Evito Tomato Late blight Note rotational (plant back) restrictions on label. Group 11 fungicide.
fluoxastrobin
Fontelis Tomato, pepper, eggplant Gray mold, early blight (suppression) Group 7 fungicide.
penthiopyrad
Kasumin 2L Fruiting vegetables, greenhouse or field Bacterial spot (suppression)Bacterial canker (suppression) Group 24 bactericide.
kasugamycin
Phostrol Tomato crop subgroup 8-09A (tomatoes, tomatillo, goji berry, ground-cherry, etc.) Late blight (suppression) Group 33 fungicide.
sodium, potassium and ammonium phosphites
Phostrol Greenhouse-grown and outdoor bedding plants Phytophthora root rot (suppression) Group 33 fungicide.
sodium, potassium and ammonium phosphites
Quadris Top Fruiting vegetables Early blight, anthracnose, septoria leaf spot, powdery mildew On eggplant, suppression only for septoria leaf spot. Group 11 + group 3 fungicides.
azoxystrobin + difenoconazol
Ranman 400SC Tomato and pepper transplants (greenhouse) for field production Pythium damping-off and root rot Group 21 fungicide.
cyazofamid
Field tomato Late blight
Reason Field tomato Early blight, late blight Must be tank mixed with Dithane DG or Bravo 500.Group 11 fungicide.
fenamidone
Regalia Maxx Tomato, field and greenhouse Bacterial blight/Xanthomonas campestris (suppression), gray mold (suppression) Induces plant resistance. Biofungicide.
extract of Reynoutria sachalinensis
Rhapsody Fruiting vegetables, including transplants Bacterial speck (suppression), gray mold (suppression) Biofungicide.
Bacillus subtilis QST 713 strain
Rhapsody Pepper, including transplants Bacterial spot (suppression), bacterial speck (suppression) Biofungicide.
Bacillus subtilis QST 713 strain
Serenade Tomato, pepper Powdery mildew (suppression) Biofungicide.
Bacillus subtilis strain QST 713
Switch Field tomato
Field pepper
Gray mold (tomato), Anthracnose (field pepper) Group 9 + group 12 fungicide.
cyprodonil + fludioxinil
Tivano Field tomato Bacterial canker (suppression) Fungicide group: not classified.
citric acid + lactic acid
Torrent 400SC Tomato and pepper transplants (greenhouse) for field production Pythium damping-off and root rot Group 21 fungicide.
cyazofamid
Field tomato Late blight
Zampro Fruiting vegetables Phytophthora blight (suppression), late blight Group 40, 45 fungicides.
ametoctradin + dimethomorph

Always read and follow label directions.  For copies of these labels, see the PMRA label search site at http://pr-rp.hc-sc.gc.ca/ls-re/index-eng.php or the manufacturer’s websites.

Watch for future postings summarizing recent insecticide registrations and herbicide registrations.  For updated herbicide registrations, you can also see the 2013 online update of the Guide to Weed Control at http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/pub75/pub75-revised-Feb2013.pdf (pdf 5.5 MB) and the April 19 post on the minor use registration of Command 360 ME for peppers.

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. The 2013 supplement, available online, lists updated registrations to December 2012.  Watch ONvegetables for the latest updates on pesticide registrations.

For information on minor use registration activity and issues in Ontario, visit OMAFRA’s minor use web pages at http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/minoruse/.

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