Up-to-date minor use permit information for growers
Date: 18 Mar 2021
The latest chemical options for controlling Russian wheat aphid in winter cereals are now available to grain growers.
Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Chemical Regulation Manager Gordon Cumming said a selection of chemicals had been approved by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) as a result of research investments by the GRDC.
Information on minor use permits for peanut, maize and linseed growers are also available. See current registered chemical options for growers below.
Registered Options – Russian Wheat Aphid
Growers are reminded that the following products are now registered for the control of Russian Wheat Aphid in Winter Cereals.
Recently Issued - Minor Use Permits
Chlorantraniliprole / Peanuts / Cluster Caterpillar
Indoxacarb / Peanuts / Fall armyworm
Ally Herbicide/Safflower/Weeds as on label
Maize & Popcorn
Glyphosate / Maize (including popcorn) / Annual grass and broadleaf weeds
Metsulfuron-methyl / Linseed / Pests per label
Expiring - Minor Use Permits
Imidacloprid / Winter Cereals / Russian Wheat Aphid
Chlorpyrifos / Winter Cereals / Russian wheat aphid
These permits and regulations are the result of GRDC investments in research, development and extension.
For a more extensive list of current minor use permits, emergency use permits and registered options go to https://portal.apvma.gov.au/permits.
Toni Somes, GRDC
0436 622 645
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