Agrochemical Updates, eBulletin

Agrochemical update – New fungicide registered

New active constituent

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has recently approved a new fungicide active constituent for use in grape production. The ‘Dog book’ resources available online including the pdf, search facility and app have been updated to reflect this addition.


APVMA 84344

‘Belanty’ is a BASF Australia Ltd product.

‘Belanty’ is registered for control of powdery mildew in grapevines. It is an activity group 3 fungicide.

Resistance management: Apply no more than two consecutive sprays of Group 3 fungicides per season, and no more than three in total per season. Use a fungicide of a different mode of action should further applications be required.

Recommended restriction on use (withholding period) for grapes destined for export wine: Use no later than E-L 31, berries pea-size (not > 7 mm diameter).

For more information, please contact Marcel Essling on 08 8313 6600 or email

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