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Planting Seed Treatments

Anthraquinone

Product Name
Avipel®

Application
Avipel is a liquid seed treatment that repels ring neck pheasants from eating the planted seed prior to emergence.

Remarks
This is a Section 18 label for South Dakota only. Click here to see the full label.

Acibenzolar-S-methyl

Product Name
Bion®

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Activates the plant's natural resistance mechanisms to defend against all races of downy mildew.

Remarks
An optional component of CruiserMaxx® Sunflower seed treatment insecticide/fungicide combination.

Azoxystrobin

Product Name
Dynasty

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Fair to Excellent**

Remarks
Suppression of all races of downy mildew. Available in Cruiser® DM Pak.



Captan

Product Name
Captan 400, 37.4%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: No control


Product Name
Captan 30 DD, 28.7%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: No control

Product Name
NuGro Captan 4000, 38.7%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: No control



Fludioxonil

Product Name
Maxim 4FS, 40.3%

Disease Control
Seedling Blight: Excellent For seed-borne and soil-borne fungi.

Remarks
Downy Mildew: No Control


Imidacloprid

Product Name
Gaucho

Remarks
Gaucho seed treatment is an Imidacloprid based insecticide proven highly effective in protecting sunflower seedlings from soil-dwelling and early season sucking and chewing insects that impact foliage. Commercially applied by seed companies only.




Ipconazole

Product Name
Vortex

Disease Control
Damping off, seedling blight and seed decay

Remarks
Part of the Bayer CropScience Sunflower System.



Mefenoxam

Product Name
Apron XL LS, 32.34%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Fair to Excellent

Remarks
Most races of downy mildew are resistant to Apron.


Metalaxyl

Product Name
Allegiance FL, 28.35%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Fair to Excellent

Remarks
Provides fair to excellent control of Apron resistant downy mildew.

Disease Control
Controls a variety of fungal diseases.



Pyraclostrobin

Product Name
Stamina Seed Treatment

Disease Control
Seed and seedling disease (damping-off) caused by Rhizoctonia solani, seedborne fungi causing seed decay, seedling damping-off




Thiamethoxam

Product Name
Cruiser®

Disease Control
Wireworms

Remarks
Cruiser® seed treatment insecticide offers sunflower growers a superior crop protection tool for the management of damaging early-season soil and foliar insects such as: sunflower beetle, wireworm and flea beetle. Commercially applied by seed companies only.


Thiram

Product Name
42-S Thiram, 42%

Disease Control
Controls a variety of fungal diseases.



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