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Disease Control Challenge

Devastating yield losses from Sclerotinia in Canola
Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is a constant threat in the primary canola producing regions of Canada. Yield losses every year range in the millions of dollars. Scouting and forecasting for the disease is difficult and foliar control options are costly.

Nufarm Solution

Fast, effective control of sclerotinia
Quash® provides excellent control of sclerotinia in canola with the label flexibility to tailor control to your level of sclerotinia risk. Quick movement through the cuticle of the plant and residual systemic activity means Quash quickly provides effective overall plant protection.

Benefits

  • Effective rate flexibility. Rate and price flexibility to manage disease based on crop and environmental conditions
  • Integrated pest management. Delivers the right level of protection as part of an Integrated Pest Management strategy, including hybrid trait tolerance, to deliver the level of protection required by your crop in your fields
  • Pulse protection. Excellent solution for powdery mildew, white mold, ascochyta blight in pulse crops, and early blight and white mold in potatoes
  • Active Ingredient: 
    • Group 3 (metconazole)
  • Rainfast: 
    • 2 hour
  • Treatment area: 
    • One case treats 80 acres
  • Tank-mix order:
    1. fill tank ½-¾ full of water
    2. begin agitation
    3. slowly add Quash and continue to agitate
    4. fill the remainder of spray tank with water
  • Crop staging:
    • Canola: apply between 20-50% bloom
    • Pulses: prior to visual appearance of infection
  • Notes: 
    • 60 acre/case rate performance is equivalent to Proline*
    • 80 acre/case rate is superior to Lance**

Registered crops

  • Canola
  • Chickpea
  • Dry bean
  • Field pea
  • Lentil
  • Potato
  • Sunflower

Diseases controlled

Canola Potato
  • Sclerotinia stem rot
    (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)
  • Early Blight (Alternaria solani)
Field pea Sunflower
  • Powdery mildew (Erysiphe pisi)
  • Rust (Puccinia helianthi)



Diseases suppressed

Chickpea Lentil
  • Ascochyta blight (Ascochyta rabiei)
  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)
  • Ascochyta blight (Ascochyta lentis)
  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)
Dry bean Potato
  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)
  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)
Field pea Sunflower
  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)
  • Sclerotinia head rot (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)

Performance tips

  • For best performance, apply between 20-50% bloom for canola and registered legume crops
  • Early application prior to disease symptom development will be most effective
  • No adjuvant required

* Summary of 4 years or trial data, Dr. Luis Del Rio, NDSU, Langdon Research Center
** Farmer applied research, Glenlea, MB 2015