Disease Management

Australian potato crops are susceptible to a variety of diseases that can significantly impact on yield and quality. To prevent and minimise losses, intervention is often necessary and growers need to be equipped with the latest knowledge and techniques.

Syngenta provides growers with a number of effective solutions to help manage diseases in-furrow and during storage.  Between Amistar and Ridomil Gold, Syngenta has got your crop covered when it comes to disease protection.

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Amistar

Highly active against fungal plant diseases: leaf spots, powdery mildew, rusts & mould.

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Amistar Top

Broad spectrum disease control of Target Spot & Late Blight.

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Bravo Weatherstik

Provides protection in adverse conditions from Target spot & Late Blight.

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Miravis

Best in class, noticeably superior control of Target Spot in Potatoes.

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Miravis Prime

Offers targeted control of key diseases potatoes.

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Ridomil Gold MZ WG

Controls early blight, late blight and pink rot.

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Score

Controls target spot of potatoes.

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Crop Establishment

Utilise Syngenta’s market leading combination of seed treatment and in-furrow fungicides to deliver the most comprehensive control of seed and soil borne fungal diseases.

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Weed Control in potatoes

The benefits of effective weed control in potato crops are many, including better use of available nutrients by the crop, resulting in increased yields and profits. It is important to remember that the adoption and implementation of effective, long term, weed control strategies that have an integrated and planned approach and do not rely solely on the use of herbicides to control weeds will give the best crop results.

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Desiccation and post-harvest

Desiccation of potato vines prevents late blight fungus on the vines from infecting the tubers, thus removing a potent cause of rot and waste in storage.

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Become a Potato Partners member

Provides growers with exclusive tools to produce sustainable premium potatoes.