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Syngenta Unveils Quilt Xcel Fungicide For Cereals

Syngenta Unveils Quilt Xcel Fungicide For Cereals

Ready for next season's fight against rust, mildew, tan spot and foliar diseases.

Small grain producers fighting tough diseases in cereals will have new tactics available in 2012 with Syngenta's Quilt Xcel fungicide.

The longer-lasting, broader spectrum compound combats yield-robbing diseases in wheat, barley and triticale with a combination of Quadris and Tilt fungicides – known by Syngenta as "The Power of Two". Quilt Xcel offers increased levels of  azoxystrobin, a respiratory inhibitor that prevents energy production in fungal cells, and systemic-xylem mobility for better protection.

Syngenta says Quilt Xcel gives excellent flag leaf defense when applied between Feekes Growth Stages 8 and 10.5, and helps ensure maximum grain fill.

Quilt Xcel is effective on rusts, powdery mildew, tan spot and Septoria.

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