Planting Seed Treatments
Anthraquinone
Product Name
Avipel®

Application
Avipel is a liquid seed treatment that repels ring neck pheasants from eating the planted seed prior to emergence.

Remarks
This is a Section 18 label for South Dakota only.

 
Acibenzolar-S-methyl
Product Name
Bion®

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Activates the plant's natural resistance mechanisms to defend against all races of downy mildew.

Remarks
An optional component of CruiserMaxx® Sunflower seed treatment insecticide/fungicide combination.
 
Azoxystrobin
Product Name
Dynasty

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Fair to Excellent**

Remarks
Suppression of all races of downy mildew. Available in Cruiser® DM Pak.
 
Captan
Product Name
Captan 400, 37.4%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: No control

Remarks 2-4 fl oz/cwt.
Cyantraniliprole
Product Name
Fortenza®

Pest Control
Cutworms and Wireworms

Remarks
Fortenza® seed treatment insecticide provides early-season protection against damage by cutworms and additional protection against wireworm when used with Cruiser®. Commercially applied by seed companies only.
 
Ethaboxam
Product Name
INTEGO™ Solo 34.2% 

Disease Control
Controls diseases classed as water molds, including most Downey Mildew races and many Pythium species

Remarks
Ethaboxam is efficacious against races of downy mildew that are resistant to metalaxyl. Downy Mildew: Good to Excellent disease control.

 
Fludioxonil
Product Name
Maxim 4FS, 40.3%, Spirato 480 FS, 40.3% and Dyna-Shield Fludioxonil, 40.3%

Disease Control
Seedling Blight: Excellent For seed-borne and soil-borne fungi.

Remarks
Downy Mildew: No Control
 
Fludioxonil + Mefenoxam
Product Name
Maxim XL, 21%, 8.4%

Disease Control
Seedling Blight

Remarks
Downy Mildew: No Control
Imidacloprid
Product Name
Gaucho

Remarks
Gaucho seed treatment is an Imidacloprid based insecticide proven highly effective in protecting sunflower seedlings from soil-dwelling and early season sucking and chewing insects that impact foliage. Commercially applied by seed companies only.
 
Mefenoxam
Product Name
Apron XL, 33.3%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Fair to Excellent

Remarks
Most races of downy mildew are resistant to Apron.
 
Metalaxyl
Product Name
Allegiance FL, 28.35%, Sebring 318 FS, 28.35%, Dyna-Shield, 28.35% and Belmont 2.7 FS, 28.98%

Remarks
Most races of downy mildew are resistant to these products.

Disease Control
Controls a variety of fungal diseases.
 
Oxathiapiprolin
Product Name
Plenaris 200FS, 18.7%; Lumisena, 18.7%

Disease Control
Downy Mildew: Excellent

Remarks
1.03-2.06 fl oz/cwt. Use higher rate in areas with a history of high disease pressure 
 
Pyraclostrobin
Product Name
Stamina Seed Treatment

Disease Control
Seed and seedling disease (damping-off) caused by Rhizoctonia solani, seedborne fungi causing seed decay, seedling damping-off.
 
Thiamethoxam
Product Name
Cruiser®

Disease Control
Wireworms

Remarks
Cruiser® seed treatment insecticide offers sunflower growers a superior crop protection tool for the management of damaging early-season soil and foliar insects such as: sunflower beetle, wireworm and flea beetle. Commercially applied by seed companies only.
 
Thiram
Product Name
42-S Thiram, 42%, Signet 480 FS, 42%

Disease Control
Controls a variety of fungal diseases, seedling blight.

 
Directions for Use of These Products
It is a violation of Federal law to use any of these products in manner that is inconsistent with its labeling. For any requirements specific to your State or Tribe contact the State or Tribal agency that is responsible for pesticide regulation.
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