The Environmental Protection Agency has registered Adament 50 WG, a fungicide premix from Bayer CropScience of Research Triangle Park, N.C.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation also has registered the fungicide.
The premix contains the strobilurin trifloxystrobin, marketed as Flint, and the DMI tebuconazole, marketed as Elite.
It is labeled for grapes and stone fruit and targets powdery mildew, leaf spot, brown rot blossom blight, cherry leaf spot, Botrytis, black rot, Alternaria, scab and several other diseases.
Adament interferes with respiration and energy production, and inhibits fungal cell membrane formation within pathogenic fungi, according to a press release. It is rainfast within two hours of application.
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