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One Step Closer to Preventing Ergot

ANALYSIS (9-15-0 WITH 5% CU)

What is It?

  • Low salt index liquid fertilizer for in-crop foliar spray.
  • Good source of readily available Copper for quick absorption and translocation into the plants; especially for cereals prone to develop Copper deficiency, lodge and become susceptible to ergot.
  • The product is available in 10L jugs, 450L and 1000L IBC’s.

When & Why Use It?

  • For use on crops prone to develop Copper deficiency (“pig tailing” in cereals, pale leaves in broadleaf crops).
  • Recommended for crops grown on high peat soils, sandy and light textured soils, high organic matter soils, heavy manured land, high pH soils and any soils showing low Copper contents.
  • Use to prevent or correct Copper deficiency.
  • Cereal species vary in their sensitivity to Copper deficiency. Sensitivity increases as you move through the various cereal crops, from winter wheat, to spring wheat, barley, oats, triticale and rye.
  • Use to improve grain quality (i.e., plumpness in barley with lower proteins).
  • Use in areas where crops are prone to lodging to improve lignification.
  • Use on crops that show pale color and a lesser chlorophyll production and efficiency.

What to Expect?

  • Foliar Advance Cu improves chlorophyll production, photosynthesis and the overall crop health.
  • Foliar Advance Cu improves lignification and contributes to the reduction of lodging.
  • Foliar Advance Cu provides high level of pollen fertility, minimizing the chances of infection with ergot.
  • Reducing the chances for ergot translates into an improved seed quality and grade, hence saving on seed cleaning costs.

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Application Guidelines

  • 1 L/ac with a minimum of 10 US gal/ac of water.
  • To lessen Copper deficiency, use multiple applications of Foliar Advance Cu.
  • At 5 to 8 weeks after seedling emergence (tillering stage).
  • When the oldest heads reach the boot stage.
  • A 3rd application 7-10 days after the 2nd application if dealing with a severe deficiency.
  • Can be applied with pesticide (see compatibility charts).
  • Avoid mixing with pesticides having higher rates of surfactant if the weather is hot and dry. This combination may cause bronzing on the leaves.


2018 Heavy clay – Manitoba
2017 Heavy clay – Manitoba

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