Potatoes in Canada

Syngenta receives registration for new seed treatment to manage pink rot

Syngenta Canada announces the registration of Vibrance Ultra Potato as a new seed treatment for the suppression of pink rot and control of other seed and soil-borne diseases, including late blight. 

November 8, 2018  By Syngenta Canada

The liquid fungicide is a pre-mix formulation with three modes of action. Vibrance Ultra Potato combines difenoconazole (Group 3), sedaxane (Group 7), and mandipropamid (Group 40). It protects potato seed pieces and seedlings to help ensure strong stand establishment as well as supresses pink rot to help prevent breakdown in storage. In addition, the fungicide controls late blight, Fusarium dry rot, seed-borne silver scurf and seed-borne black scurf, stem, and stolon canker.

“During the cutting and treating phase, it helps prevent the spread of seed‑borne late blight from infected seed to healthy seed. After planting, it moves within the plant, providing protection from diseases such as seed‑borne silver scurf, Fusarium dry rot, and seed-borne black scurf, stem, and stolon canker (Rhizoctonia), as well as suppression of pink rot,” says Shaun Vey, Seedcare and Inoculants product lead with Syngenta Canada.

As per the label, Vibrance Ultra Potato should be applied at a rate of 32 mL/100 kg of seed. Each case contains 4 x 4.8 L + 4 x 0.8 L (colourant) jugs. One jug will treat 330.6 cwt.


For more information about Vibrance Ultra Potato insecticide, please visit Syngenta.ca, contact your local Syngenta Representative or our Customer Interaction Centre at 1‑87 SYNGENTA (1‑877‑964‑3682).

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