New Bumper ES fungicide receives EPA approval

Published online: Apr 25, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C.-Bumper' ES fungicide, manufactured by MANA, has received approval by the EPA for its new state-of-the-art formulation that provides broad-spectrum control of foliar fungal diseases on corn, soybeans, sorghum and other crops.

Bumper ES has an advanced propiconazole formulation that performs at levels equivalent to emusifiable concentrate (EC) products but with improved environmental, handling and safety qualities. With exceptionally low use rates, low odor and favorable personal protective equipment a requirement, Bumper ES offers significant improvements in ease of use and convenience versus competitive delivery platforms. It also minimizes environmental concerns by reducing impact on air quality, and it hosts a "Caution" signal word on its label.

Delivering uncompromised performance in preventive and curative disease management against brown leaf spot, Septoria leaf blight, glume blotch, rusts and many others, Bumper ES is classified as a FRAC Group 3 fungicide. It is currently registered for use on almonds, berries, cereals, citrus, corn, peanuts, pecans, rice, sorghum, soybeans, stone fruit, sugarcane and tree nuts.

According to Rummel, advanced crop protection tools such as Bumper ES allow active ingredients like propiconazole to have a continued and highly relevant presence in the marketplace.

Source: agweekly.com