Agrochemical Updates, eBulletin

AWRI Agrochemical Update July 2010

New targets


APVMA 59032

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

Filan is a Nufarm Australia Ltd product. It contains the active constituent boscalid which is a Group 7 fungicide.

Resistance management strategy: Do not apply consecutive sprays of Group 7 fungicides, including from the end of one season to the start of the following season.

Restriction on use for export grapes: Use no later than 5% capfall (E-L growth stage 19). Do not apply to any set berries.

Corrections to the AWRI’s ‘Dog Book’ Agrochemicals Registered for Use in Australian Viticulture 2010/2011

Page 13: The active constituent ‘potassium salts of fatty acids’ is incorrectly listed as belonging to fungicide activity group 2. ‘Potassium salts of fatty acids’ has not been assigned an activity group by CropLife Australia and is unspecified.

For further information: contact Marcel Essling, Viticulturist on email or by telephone 08 8313 6600.

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