The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted registration approval for the new DuPont disease control active ingredient oxathiapiprolin which DuPont Crop Protection will market under the trademark Zorvec.
Zorvec is the first member of a new class of fungicides which represents a step change improvement in disease control for growers of potatoes, grapes, vegetables, and other specialty crops.
The company says Zorvec has unique properties to deliver visible results for growers.
Zorvec will help growers improve yields, realizing better quality and improved productivity for a more successful crop.
Pending regulatory approval, DuPont Crop Protection plans on launching Zorvec disease control in several countries including Mexico, China, and Australia later this year.
Through a previous agreement, DuPont has granted a license to Syngenta to develop products containing DuPont’s fungicide oxathiapiprolin. Under the terms, Syngenta will receive exclusive rights for foliar and soil uses on all crops in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.