To fight Botrytis in greenhouse-grown tomatoes for commercial production:

BASF receives EPA approval for Pageant® IntrinsicTM brand fungicide

BASF announced it has received US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of Pageant® IntrinsicTM brand fungicide for use on greenhouse-grown tomatoes for commercial production, and for tomato transplants grown in greenhouses, shadehouses and lathhouses for the home consumer market.

“The disease control and plant health benefits of Pageant Intrinsic brand fungicide will be a boon for growers who produce tomatoes,” said Kathie Kalmowitz, Market Development Specialist, BASF. “The product is filling the need for the commercial growers of greenhouse tomatoes. Both large and smaller operations will benefit from having Pageant Intrinsic brand fungicide now in their disease management plan. We’re pleased to provide the industry’s broadest spectrum fungicide to fight troublesome diseases such as Botrytis cinera.”

The new, approved uses will provide growers and consumers who transplant tomatoes grown in greenhouses, shadehouses, and lathhouses with protection from time of seedling emergence to shipping, including protection from seedling diseases and against stresses such as cold, heat, drought and shipping.

Pageant Intrinsic brand fungicide provides superior, broad-spectrum disease control, and research has proven it provides plant health benefits such as enhanced stress tolerance and increased efficiency of plant processes.

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