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BASF receives label expansion for fungicide Serifel 

  • Innovative fungicide provides multiple modes of action
  • A fungicide and a biological, Serifel® can be used for organic production

 

CALGARY, AB, January 20, 2021 – Today, BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions (BASF) received Health Canada PMRA label expansion for Serifel®. New for the 2021 growing season, Serifel is an innovative biological fungicide with multiple modes of action now available for use on a range of fruiting, leafy, root and cucurbit vegetables, and berries. Serifel was previously registered for use in targeting powdery mildew and botrytis in grapes.


“Serifel’s strong performance and low use rate will make Serifel fungicide an excellent addition to growers’ current disease management programs,” said Anne McRae, Technical Services Specialist, Horticulture, BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions.


Whether it is used as a tank-mix or rotation partner with products like Kumulus®, Sercadis ® or Vivando® on registered crops, Serifel compliments established disease management programs, offering alternate modes of action for resistance disease management right up to harvest. Serifel can also be used for organic production.


For more information about Serifel fungicide or other BASF crop protection products, please visit AgSolutions.ca/horticulture or contact your retailer.


Always read and follow label directions.
KUMULUS®, SERCADIS®, SERIFEL® and VIVANDO® are registered trade-marks of BASF, used under license by BASF Canada Inc. SERIFEL fungicide should be used in a preventative disease control program. © 2021 BASF Canada Inc.

 

About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division:

With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2019, our division generated sales of €7.8 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.

 

About BASF

BASF Canada Inc., headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, has over 1,200 employees at production facilities and offices located across Canada. BASF Canada is a subsidiary of BASF SE, and an affiliate of BASF Corporation. To find out more about BASF’s activities in Canada, visit www.basf.com/ca or follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/basfcanada.

 

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 117,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €59 billion in 2019. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.

Media Relations Contact
Tabetha Boot
Phone: 403-461-1253
Tabetha.boot@basf.com


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