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Quash

Fungicide

Quash® fungicide is the most flexible product for managing the impact of sclerotinia in canola crops, as well as white mold and powdery mildew in pulses.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Active ingredient:  Group 3 (metconazole)
Rainfast:  2 hours
Treatment rate: One case treats 40 – 80 acres
Tank mix order: 1) fill tank ½-¾ full of water, 2) begin agitation, 3) slowly add Quash and continue to agitate, 4) fill the remainder of spray tank with water
Crop staging:  Canola – apply between 20-50% bloom, pulses – prior to visual appearance of infection
Notes: 60 acre/case rate performance is equivalent to Proline*, 80 acre/case rate is superior to Lance**

Registered crops

  • Canola
  • Chickpeas
  • Dry beans
  • Field peas
  • Lentils
  • Potatoes
  • Sunflowers

Diseases controlled

  • Canola – Sclerotinia stem rot (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)
  • Field peas – Powdery mildew (Erysiphe pisi)
  • Potatoes – Early blight (Alternaria solani)
  • Sunflowers – Rust (Puccinia helianthi)

Diseases suppressed

Chickpeas

  • Ascochyta blight (Ascochyta rabiei)
  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)

Dry beans

  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)

Field peas

  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)

Lentils

  • Ascochyta blight (Ascochyta lentis)
  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)

Potatoes

  • White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)

Sunflowers

  • Sclerotinia head rot (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum)

Disease Control Challenge

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is a constant threat in the primary canola producing regions of Western Canada. Yield losses every year range in the millions of dollars. Scouting and forecasting for the disease is difficult and foliar control options are costly.

Nufarm Solution

Quash fungicide provides excellent control of sclerotinia in canola with the label flexibility to tailor control level of sclerotinia risk. Quick movement through the cuticle of the plant and residual systemic activity means Quash quickly provides effective overall plant protection.

Benefits

  • Effective rate and price flexibility to manage diseases based on crop and environmental conditions
  • Delivers the right level of protection as part of an Integrated Pest Management strategy, including hybrid trait tolerance, to provide the level of protection required in each field
  • Pulse protection solution for powdery mildew, white mold, ascochyta blight

Performance tips

  • For best performance, apply between 20-50% bloom for canola and registered legume crops
  • Early application prior to disease symptom development will be most effective
  • No adjuvant required