Fruit crop protection from DuPont

Fruit Protection


Powered by DuPont™ Rynaxypyr®, Altacor® is an innovative insecticide that provides broad-spectrum, residual control of the pests that matter most in many fruit and nut crops. These include oblique-banded leafroller, codling moth, grape berry moth, climbing cutworm, oriental fruit moth and others.

DuPont™ Assail® insecticide delivers systemic and translaminar action – treating both the leaf surface and the underside – on key insect pests in many crops. Get up to three weeks of residual control on Colorado potato beetles and control of aphids in sweet corn.

DuPont™ Fontelis® is now registered for disease control on many crops including apples, blueberries, stone fruits and vegetables. Fontelis® is a powerful solution for managing a variety of challenging diseases, including biotypes resistant to existing products. Fontelis® delivers residual, preventative and post-infection control.

DuPont™ Lannate® insecticide gives fast-acting control of adults, nymphs, larvae and eggs of many pest species – including aphids, cabbage looper, European corn borer, several species of armyworm and many others – in crops such as apples, canola, cereals, potatoes, sweet corn and tomatoes.

With DuPont™ Pronone® herbicide, blueberry growers have the best tool for their most frequent weed control challenges. It controls 22 different weeds in lowbush blueberries, including: aster, black medick, blue grass, boreal panic-grass, cinquefoil, colonial bent grass, fireweed and goldenrod.

DuPont™ Spartan® herbicide, a Group 2 herbicide, controls several hard-to-kill weeds in lowbush blueberries, including bunchberry, bracken fern, speckled alder, wild rose and yellow loosestrife.

DuPont™ Ultim® herbicide is well-known for its control of annual grasses and quackgrass in field corn. These include barnyard grass, fall panicum, green foxtail, long-spined sandbur, old witchgrass, proso millet, quackgrass, redroot pigweed and yellow foxtail (suppression). Ultim® also controls black bullrush in lowbush blueberries.

Velpar® herbicide controls dandelion, narrow-leaved hawk’s-beard, quackgrass, scentless chamomile and sow-thistle in seed alfalfa – and can be used in woodland management areas and Christmas tree plantations. Velpar® also controls a wide variety of weeds in lowbush and highbush blueberries.

DuPont™ Vydate® insecticide, a Group 1A (carbamate) product, effectively controls various insect pests -- including Colorado potato beetle and nematodes – in non-bearing apple trees, potatoes and raspberries.