Effective control of foliar diseases in barley can have a dramatic effect on yield. Disease can appear suddenly depending on weather conditions and protecting your crop with a product that offers efficacy and persistence is vital.
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Bixafen based programmes show their strength with and without disease present
Even when used with little or no disease, bixafen containing products are shown to yield better than untreated. The graph below shows the results of a trial conducted in 2015 with only 7% disease yet still showed a good yield response, not only over the untreated, but also over other SDHI based fungicide products