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Posted 29 May 2012. PMN Crop News.


Comprehensive Protection With Herbicides, Fungicides and Insecticides Helps Maximize Yield Potential


Source: BASF Crop Protection Press Release. www.agproducts.basf.com


Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (May 7, 2012)--Every growing season is accompanied by its share of risk. One demonstrated method for minimizing that risk and maximizing yield is to use a complete pest management program. This includes:

 

Herbicides such as those powered by Kixor herbicide technology to control tough weeds that compete with crops for water and nutrients.

Fungicides such as Headline AMP fungicide for corn and Headline fungicide for soybeans to control crop diseases and improve overall Plant Health.

Insecticides such as Respect insecticide to protect crops from insect pests that threaten yield potential.

Herbicides, fungicides and insecticides each have a positive influence, but together, they are even more impactful. Multiyear research by BASF found that using a complete pest management program led to an average 11.7 bu/A increase in corn over a common atrazine-based premix approach and an average 6.8 bu/A increase in soybeans over a non-residual glyphosate-based program.1,2

With strong commodity prices, every bushel counts. For more information on how the BASF portfolio can help increase ROI and yields, contact your local authorized BASF retailer and visit basf.com/yieldadvantageresults.

For more information on BASF Crop protection products, visit agproducts.basf.us


1 Data compiled from 2010 and 2011 BASF (6) and university (13) field trials: BASF (Illinois-2, Tennessee-2, & New York-2), University of Illinois, University of Missouri-2, University of Nebraska, University of Wisconsin, Iowa State University-2, Colorado State University, Southern Illinois University-2, South Dakota State University, Purdue University-2. All treatments included adjuvants as required.


2 Data compiled from 2010 and 2011 BASF (5) and university (20) field trials: BASF (Illinois-2, Minnesota, New York, & Tennessee), University of Illinois-2, University of Kentucky, University of Minnesota, University of Missouri-2, University of Nebraska-2, University of Wisconsin, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, Michigan State University, The Ohio State University, Southern Illinois University-2, North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University-2, Purdue University-2. All treatments included adjuvants as required. BASF Residual program: OpTill herbicide, Sharpen herbicide, Sharpen + Zidua herbicide or Sharpen + Prowl H2O herbicide.


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