Soybean growers now have a new tool with a long-lasting residual for managing mites and preserving yields," said Katie Tougeron, marketing manager at Valent. "The fast-acting translaminar activity in Zeal is unique among miticides that are currently available to soybean growers."
The translaminar movement of Zeal travels through the soybean leaf to quickly reach mites where they hide and feed. Soybeans are the most recent registration for Zeal, following registration in field corn, cotton and melons. The pursuit of the new registration was sought when Valent noticed an increasing demand for a true miticide for soybeans.
"Zeal is a much-needed solution for soybean growers who are struggling to manage mite populations," said Carlos Granadino, product development manager for Valent. "Mite damage in soybeans is prevalent in drought and dry conditions, which for many soybean geographies, is an annual occurrence."
Zeal is also farm-friendly. The low application rate of Zeal allows aerial applicators to treat more acres with one load. Additionally, the liquid formulation of Zeal helps with ease of mixing.
For more information on Zeal, visit valent.com/zeal or contact your local Valent sales representative.
About Valent U.S.A. Corporation
Valent U.S.A. Corporation, headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., develops and markets products in the United States and Canada that protect agricultural crops, enhance crop yields, improve food quality, beautify the environment and safeguard public health. Valent products include a well-known line of quality herbicide, insecticide, fungicide and plant growth regulator products for agricultural, seed protection and professional use. Valent is a leader in marketing and sales of both traditional chemical products and also biorational products developed by its affiliate, Valent BioSciences Corporation.
For more information about Valent or our full product line, please call
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