Australia: Business Expansion Syngenta Introduces Seed Treatment Fungicide Saltro
The fungicide will provide significant control of diseases in soybeans, and Bakanae in rice. The firm also has plans to expand its global Seedcare Institute network to Australia.
Australia – Syngenta has recently announced the global introduction of Saltro, a new seed treatment fungicide containing Adepidyn, Syngenta’s novel fungicide molecule with SDHI mode of action. Saltro provides outstanding control of diseases such as Blackleg in canola, Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in soybeans, and Bakanae in rice.
First registrations of Saltro are expected in the United States and Canada in 2019, followed by Australia in 2020. Syngenta has also announced the expansion of its global Seedcare Institute network with a new Seedcare Institute to be established at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, Australia. The Institute will commence operations in the fourth quarter of 2018. It is the 14th addition to its network of strategic locations around the world to help support customers and advance the use of seed treatment technology with local expertise, backed by global reach and knowledge.