ADAMA Mastercop

ADAMA, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based global crop protection company, announced the Environmental Protection Agency has approved changes to the label of Mastercop fungicide/bactericide that were made to help growers better protect their crops from harmful diseases.

Growers need to check with their own individual state about approvals. OMRI listed Mastercop label upgrade includes an increased rate for in-season fire blight control in apples of up to 2.5 pints per acre. Other updates include chemigation application, application to crops grown for seed, and the addition of gray mold and downy mildew to many already labeled crops. Unlike traditional copper fungicides, Mastercop has smaller particles, resulting in more uniform coverage that forms a barrier on the leaf surface. It coats and protects the leaves against bacterial and fungal diseases, all with less risk of phytotoxicity than other coppers on the market. The water solubility of Mastercop also prevents hassles like clogged nozzles and settling in the tank. For more information, see a representative or visit www.adama.com.

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