Amistar 250 SC 

 

AMISTAR is a broad-spectrum fungicide ideally suited for use in IPM programs 

ABOUT AMISTAR

Amistar is a strobilurin fungicide based on naturally occurring substances found in certain species of wild mushrooms. The active ingredient in Amistar, azoxystrobin, controls a very wide spectrum of disease in wheat and barley. AMISTAR not only controls the key late-season flag leaf and ear diseases that erode yield and quality, but also promotes a range of beneficial physiological and greening effects, so helping the crop towards its full genetic potential.

FACT SHEET

Active Ingredients
250g/l Azoxystrobin

Formulations
Soluble concentrate (SC)

WHO classification
III

Packaging
5 litres

Mode of action
Azoxystrobin possesses a novel biochemical mode of action. Its fungicidal activity results from the inhibition of mitochondrial respiration in fungi.

Rates of application
Apply at 0.75 ltrs/ha

Targets
Large number important diseases including septoria, fusarium and rust.

Main crops
Wheat and barley

KEY BENEFITS

  • Stops disease even before it starts
  • Delays onset senescence hence prolonging Green leaf Area (GLA)
  • Treated crop able to cope better with water stress (water use efficiency)
  • Treated crop has improved ability to use nitrogen efficiently and assimilate it into proteins.
 

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