Agrochemical Updates, eBulletin

Agrochemical update September 2012

All changes to the AWRI publication ‘Agrochemicals registered for use in Australian viticulture’ (aka ‘Dog Book’) are shown on the electronic version available from the AWRI website. Amendments are highlighted by a red asterix (*).

New active combination


APVMA 66541

Custodia has been granted registration by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for control of Powdery Mildew in grapevines.

Custodia is a Farmoz Pty Ltd product. It contains the active constituent’s tebuconazole and azoxystrobin which are Group 3 and Group 11 fungicides. Custodia should be used as a protectant treatment only.

Restriction on use for export grapes: Use no later than 80 % capfall.

Resistance management strategy: DO NOT apply more than two consecutive sprays of Custodia. DO NOT apply more than two sprays of Custodia per season. DO NOT use Custodia curatively.

New products


APVMA 65082

Emblem is registered for use against Phomopsis Cane and Leaf Spot by the APVMA. This Cropcare Australasia Pty Ltd product is a Group 29 fungicide with fluazinam as active constituent.

Restriction on use for export grapes: Dormancy spray only.

This information is provided to inform the Australian grape and wine sector of agrochemical information, and should not be interpreted as an endorsement.