December 11, 2012
CERTIS LAUNCHES NEW BIO FUNGICIDE
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Certis USA, LLC, has entered into an agreement with Kaken Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan, to introduce a new polyoxin D zinc salt formulation to the U.S. market: "OSO 5%SC Fungicide" for use on citrus, cucurbits, fruiting and leafy vegetables, potatoes and numerous other crops.
Polyoxin D zinc salt was first registered for food use in the
Polyoxin D zinc salt is a novel, broad spectrum fungicide with proven efficacy against Alternaria leaf blight and early blight, Botrytis, powdery mildew and other diseases on grapes, strawberries, cucurbits, fruiting and leafy vegetables, potatoes, citrus and other crops. Polyoxin D zinc salt is derived through the fermentation of a naturally occurring microbe, Streptomyces cacaoi var. asoensis, which was isolated from soil in
SOURCE: Ag Professional
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