BASF introduces new fungicide
March 4, 2019 By Cyndi Young Filed Under: 2019 Commodity Classic, 2019 Events
During its annual Science Behind Event held prior to Commodity Classic, BASF announced to the media the introduction of a new fungicide called Revysol.
Matt Bradley, BASF Revysol
Product Manager told Brownfield the DeMethylation Inhibitor (DMI) fungicide has
been in the pipeline for a decade.
“It’s been a grueling 10 years of research and
development, but we are very excited today to introduce this new brand – this new
active ingredient – into the market.”
Bradley tells Brownfield Revysol
will offer growers more consistence and confidence with their fungicide
decisions by expanding the application window and residual activity.
BASF plans to initially label for 17 crops
including corn and soybeans.
The lead brand in corn will be
Veltyma fungicide. BASF
representatives say it will give excellent control of major corn disease
including tar spot, gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, and southern
The lead brand in soybeans will be Revytek fungicide. BASF representatives tell Brownfield it will provide excellent control of frogeye leaf spot, target spot, septoria, and Asian soybean rust.
Conversation with Matt Bradley:
The active ingredient is
pending EPA registration with anticipation for late-mid summer of 2019
“This is not your grandpa’s triazole,” said
Paula Halabicki, BASF technical marketing manager. “Broader,
stronger, and longer is what separates us from other DMIs.”
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