Bayer launches Cripton in Argentina
Bayer CropScience has launched the fungicide, Cripton (prothioconozole 17.5 g/litre trifloxystrobin 15 g/litre), in Argentina. It is a soluble concentrate formulation for use on peanuts as a foliar application. It acts systemically against a wide spectrum of peanut diseases, notably leaf spot ( Cercospora spp). Both active ingredients are among Bayer’s top selling pesticides ( Agrow No 597, pp 6-8).