RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May, 27, 2010 – BASF announced today that Stamina® fungicide seed treatment use has been expanded to include a number of crops, including cotton, dried peas and beans, shelled peas and beans, sorghum, edible legumes, oats, sugar beets and sunflower contained in supplemental labeling.
“Growers have seen Stamina provide outstanding disease protection,” said Chris Exton, Seed Solutions Marketing Manager for BASF. “The supplemental label for Stamina gives seed producers and their grower customers additional opportunities to control diseases on a wider variety of crops.”
Stamina fungicide seed treatment is part of a growing BASF SeedSolutions portfolio that offers outstanding protection with best seed vitality and innovative technology, thus fulfilling the needs of both farmers and seed industry partners. In addition to Stamina, the BASF seed treatment portfolio includes: Charter® fungicide seed treatment formulations for wheat and barley; Charter® F2 fungicide seed treatment, for wheat and barley, AcquireTM fungicide seed treatment for many crops; Coronet® fungicide seed treatment for certain vegetable crops; and AxcessTM insecticide seed treatment for many crops.
For more information about the BASF portfolio of crop protection products, visit www.agproducts.basf.com.
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With sales of €3.6 billion in 2009, BASF’s Crop Protection division is a leader in crop protection and a strong partner to the farming industry providing well-established and innovative fungicides, insecticides and herbicides. Farmers use these products and services to improve crop yields and crop quality. Other uses include public health, structural/urban pest control, turf and ornamental plants, vegetation management, and forestry. BASF aims to turn knowledge rapidly into market success. The vision of BASF’s Crop Protection division is to be the world’s leading innovator, optimizing agricultural production, improving nutrition, and thus enhancing the quality of life for a growing world population. Further information can be found on the web at www.agro.basf.com.
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