BASF gets Costa Rican epoxiconazole combo OKs
BASF has been granted registrations in Costa Rica of combination fungicides with epoxiconazole. Opera 18.3 SE (epoxiconazole + pyraclostrobin) is a suspension emulsion formulation. It has been approved for use on coffee against American leaf spot ( Mycena citricolor). Juwel 25 SC (epoxiconazole + kresoxim-methyl) is a suspension concentrate formulation for use on rice against Fusarium spp, Curvularia spp, narrow brown leaf spot ( Cercospora oryzae), brown spot ( Helminthosporium oryzae), rice blast ( Piricularia oryzae) and sheath blight ( Rhizoctonia solani). Both products were approved last month.