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Initium® – the innovative fungicide solution for specialty crops

Initium® is a highly selective fungicide that provides reliable disease control and supports farmers world-wide, covering a broad spectrum of crops and segments.

Farmer

With Initium® specialty crop farmers can expect greater flexibility when dealing with a range of plant diseases such as downy mildews and late blights in grapes, potatoes and various fruit and vegetables.

Through coordinated setting of maximum residue limits and import tolerances, Initium® will particularly appeal to growers who produce for export markets.

Benefits

  • New chemical class and an ideal tool in resistance management
  • Unique mode of action (QoSI) gives more flexibility to growers
  • Reliable and highly active against Oomycetes diseases
  • Excellent selectivity against a range of downy mildews and late blights
  • Very favorable regulatory profile and premium preventive action
  • World-wide registrations and import tolerances

Field activity of fungicides containing Initium®

Crop

  Disease (English)

Disease (Latin)

       

Grapes

 

Downy mildew

Plasmopara viticola

Vegetables:

  • Tomatoes, eggplant & other solanaceae cucurbits
  • Leafy vegetables (lettuce)
  • Bulb vegetables (onions, shallots, garlic)
  • Other vegetables
 

Late blight & downy mildews

Phytophthora spp., Peronospora spp., Pseudoperonospora spp., Bremia spp.

Potatoes

 

Late blight

Phytophthora infestans

Hops

 

Downy mildew

Pseudoperonospora humuli

Ornamentals

 

Late blight

Phytophthora spp.