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May 2005

Subdue - New Product for Pythium and Phytophthora in ornamentals

A new fungicide for the control of Pythium and Phythophora on ornamental crops was launched at Syngenta Crop Protection at Whittlesford.

Subdue is an emulsifiable concentrate containing metalaxyl-M.

Subdue gives the grower a very effective control means against these two major diseases. It's preventative and curative properties will give growers the upper hand at last in controlling these pathogens in high risk disease situations.

The highly systemic activity of Subdue ensures that after treatment spread throughout the plant is at an optimal level for effective control.

Subdue can be applied as a drench or compost incorporation products and is very competitively priced in the market place.

"SUBDUE is a significant development which has been found to be a very powerful performer with a good breadth of activity and a wider application of use than some other curatives" said Beth Hall, Technical Manager, Syngenta Crop Protection.

Product Information for Subdue
Subdue™ is a soluble liquid containing 465.2g/l (44.7%w/w) metalaxyl-M. | Subdue is a trade mark of a Syngenta group company