Spring 2024

Biologicals offer welcome activity against vine diseases

The difficulties in achieving satisfactory control of diseases such as Botrytis cinerea, powdery and downy mildew in placing increasing strain on crop protection programmes. In response, growers and their advisers are looking to other forms of protection – both cultural measures and fungicides approved in other crops – to protect yields and quality.

For Agrii, the need to find new solutions to a growing list of problems serves to underline the value of its trials programme.

Fig. 1: A new azole fungicide offers superior control to proquinazid.

Reference: Agrii, 2023.