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New fungicide for potatoes

Engage Agro has received registration for its fungicide Phostrol for use on potatoes and other horticultural crops, the latest Manitoba Potato News says.

Phostrol is an extremely systemic and highly unique phosphite fungicide that has both a direct and indirect effect on harmful oomycete diseases on a broad range of crops. Phostrol is labelled for use in potatoes, tomatoes, head and stem brassica, cucurbits, grapes, leafy greens, strawberries, raspberries, turf and ornamentals for protection against tough oomycete diseases including: late blight, pink rot, downy mildew, pythium and phytophthora root and leather rot.

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