BASF's fungicide Signum receives SOLA

BASF's fungicide Signum (boscalid and pyraclostrobin) has received a new and significant off-label approval (SOLA) for use against early blight or Alternaria in potatoes.

Growers will need to obtain a copy of the notice of approval to use Signum in potatoes via the Chemicals Regulation Directorate website, ADAS offices or the NFU. The SOLA reference number is 1942 of 2010. It relates to the use of Signum for the control of strains of Alternaria (early blight). It should be applied at a maximum individual dose of 0.25kg/ha in 200-400 litres of water per hectare. Up to two treatments per crop per year can be made. The latest time of application is three days before harvest.


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