Press Release •  7/19/2018

DuPont™ Aproach® Prima Fungicide Fights Summer Diseases

While crops grow well in the moisture, heat and humidity during summer, so do fungal diseases. DuPont Aproach® Prima fungicide helps growers control diseases before they become a larger problem.

“An application of Aproach Prima at tasseling (VT) helps protect the ear leaf and upper one-third of the corn canopy during the grain fill period,” says Mike Meyer, Ph.D., disease management technical expert, Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. “For soybeans, an application around the R3 growth stage, ahead of pod fill, typically provides the greatest return on investment.”

Diseases can run rampant throughout the summer months, significantly impacting crop yield and plant health.

With unique movement properties, Aproach Prima fungicide works quickly by surrounding the surface of the plant. It is then rapidly absorbed and moves throughout the leaf surface and plant tissues, providing full protection of each leaf and stem — even those that have yet to emerge. Paired with proper scouting and application, growers are better prepared for potential disease pressure.

“Foliar diseases reduce the total green leaf area available to maximize grain and pod fill,” Meyer says. “The earlier diseases occur in the season, the greater the potential impact on yield.”

Once applied, Aproach Prima fungicide works quickly to prevent new infection and slow disease development in corn, soybean and wheat.

To learn more about Aproach Prima fungicide and disease-control strategies go to aproachprima.dupont.com.

About Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont                    

Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is intended to become an independent, publicly traded company when the previously announced spinoff is complete by June 2019. The division combines the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences. Corteva Agriscience provides growers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry — including some of the most recognized brands in agriculture: Pioneer®, Encirca®, the newly launched Brevant Seeds, as well as award-winning Crop Protection products — while bringing new products to market through our solid pipeline of active chemistry and technologies. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.

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Contacts: 
Kacey Birchmier
Corteva Agriscience
Agriculture Division of DowDuPont
515-535-6149
kacey.birchmier@dupont.com

Dayna Jansen
Bader Rutter
612-816-4455
djansen@bader-rutter.com

®™Trademarks of Dow AgroSciences, DuPont or Pioneer and their affiliated companies or respective owners. Always read and follow all label directions and precautions for use. DuPont™ Aproach® Prima fungicides are not available for sale or use in all states. See your local DuPont sales representative or retailer for details on availability.

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