Canada OKs Valent's Intego Solo
The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved Sumitomo Chemical subsidiary Valent USA Corporation's (Walnut Creek, California) fungicidal seed treatment, Intego Solo (ethaboxam). It is for the control or suppression of oomycete seed and seedling diseases on cereals, legume vegetables and oilseed crops. It provides growers with an alternative to metalaxyl, for which resistance is well documented on various crops, the PMRA notes. The Agency proposed the approval earlier this year. Valent debuted the ethaboxam-based Intego Suite System seed treatment in the US this year.