Emerging wheat plants © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
The arrival of a new SDHI-based seed treatment for wheat in time for use this autumn has been welcomed by the seed trade, following the loss of several older fungicide seed dressings. Vibrance Duo, from agrochemicals giant Syngenta, contains the new SDHI active ingredient sedaxane plus existing fludioxonil chemistry to control crop establishment-threatening diseases. It also claims to boost early root growth. The company points to growing evidence that the SDHI component has beneficial effects on crop health – particularly […]