Syngenta receives approval for breakthrough fungicide ADEPIDYN™ in Argentina

15.11.2016

Basel, Switzerland

  • First registration of a product based on ADEPIDYN™
  • Global peak sales potential estimated at more than $750 million
  • ADEPIDYN™ based products to be marketed under the MIRAVIS™ brand 

Syngenta announced today that MIRAVIS™ Duo, a combination of ADEPIDYN™ and difenoconazole, has been approved by SENASA (regulatory authority in Argentina),  for use on soybean for late cycle diseases. This is the first registration for a product based on ADEPIDYN™, a new fungicide belonging to the carboxamide chemical class.

ADEPIDYN™ provides a step change in leaf spot disease management and delivers excellent control of powdery mildew. It is highly effective on difficult-to-control diseases such as Fusarium head blight and moulds which cause severe damage to the crop. Syngenta is currently developing several ADEPIDYN™ based products to address various disease management challenges in soybean, wheat, corn, canola, vegetables and specialty crops around the world.

Jon Parr, President Global Crop Protection, Syngenta, said “MIRAVIS™ Duo builds on our strong fungicide heritage including ELATUS™ and AMISTAR® Technology. By continuing to deliver industry-leading innovation to growers, we are strengthening our global leadership in fungicides.”

First sales of MIRAVIS™ Duo are expected in the 2016/2017 soybean season in Argentina. Regulatory approvals are pending in several other markets.

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