TRIADIMEFON INTRODUCTION

- May 03, 2018 -

1,Product Introduction:

Triadimefon is a fungicide used in agriculture to control various fungal diseases. As a seed treatment, it is used on barley, corn, cotton, oats, rye, sorghum, and wheat.


2,Formulation

 It is available in wettable powder, emulsifiable concentrate, granular, and paste forms.


3,Ecological Effects:

Effects on birds: Triadimefon ranges from slightly toxic to practically nontoxic to birds.

For instance, the compound has an LD50 value of greater than 4000 mg/kg in mallard ducks .

Japanese quail are less tolerant of the compound (LD50 of 2000 mg/kg) and canaries are even less tolerant (LD50 >1000 mg/kg) . Even the most tolerant species exhibited some compound-related acute toxicity such as diarrhea and regurgitation within 5 minutes of administration of the highest doses. At the lowest dose tested (500 mg/kg) no signs of diarrhea were noted .

 

Effects on aquatic organisms: The compound is slightly toxic to fish, indicating that they are more susceptible to the presence of the compound than are birds. Bluegill sunfish are the most susceptible, followed closely by goldfish, with 96-hour LC50 values of 11 mg/L and 10 to 50 mg/L, respectively . The compound is only slightly toxic to rainbow trout, with a reported LC50 of 14 mg/L .

Effects on other organisms: The compound is nontoxic to honeybees .


4,Uses

Triadimefon is used to control various fungal diseases in fruit (pineapple) and non-food use sites such as: pine seedlings, Christmas trees, residential (sod farm) and commercial turf, ornamentals, and landscapes.

Triadimenol is used as a seed treatment on: barley, corn, cotton, oats, rye, sorghum, and wheat. There is also an import tolerance for bananas.

Total triadimefon use averaged 135,000 lbs ai/year with an upper-end estimate of 266,000 lbs ai/year.

Approximately 24,000 lbs ai of triadimenol are applied annually.

 

5,Etiological factor

Infectious disease: Fungal infection, bacterial infection, virus infection, parasite infection

Noninfectious disease: Hereditary disease, physiological disease, physical diseases and chemical disease


6,Main customer benefits

Control of powdery mildews in cereals, pome fruit, stone fruit, berry fruit, vines, hops, cucurbits, tomato, vegetable, sugar beet, mango, ornamentals, turf, flowers, shrubs and trees; rusts in cereals, pines, coffee, 

seed grasses, turf, flowers, shrubs and trees; Monilinia spp. in stone fruit; black rot of grapes; leaf blotch,leaf spot, and snow mould in cereals; pineapple disease butt rot in pineapples and sugar cane; leaf spots and flower blights in flowers, shrubs and trees; and many other diseases of turf. Application rates are in the 

range 0.0025-0.0125% for vegetables, pome fruit, mangoes, and grapes; in the range 125-500 g/ha for cotton, cereals, hops, coffee, and sugar beet. 

 

Contact:Sally Xu  Email:pgr@pandustry.com


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