Sugar beet is highly responsive to good agronomy. Effective crop protection, especially against weeds and foliar diseases, is a significant contributor to yield and profitability. At Bayer we are focused on providing solutions to all the crop protection issues threatening the crop be it weed competition, pest damage or disease.
Posted 10 months ago
Ensuring weeds are effectively controlled will be central to ensuring crops get away well and reach 12-true leaves as smoothly and quickly as possible. Achieving this may mean adapting programmes, but it will almost certainly involve more frequent crop inspections if sprays are to be suitably timed.
Conviso One is the dedicated herbicide for weed control in Conviso Smart sugar beet varieties. Containing two highly effective acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibiting herbicides, Conviso One controls a range of grass- and broad-leaved weeds through contact and residual activity with only a single application.
Betanal Tandem is a broad-spectrum post-emergence herbicide providing mainly contact and some residual control of some later germinating weeds in sugar beet, fodder beet and mangels. Formulated as a suspension concentrate, it contains two highly effective active substances for the control of a range of annual broad-leaved weeds.