CruiserMaxx Seed Treatment for Dry Beans
March 30, 2007

Syngenta has introduced the seed treatment product CruiserMaxx" for dry edible beans.  Active ingredients are thiamethoxam (Cruiser┬« insecticide) and fludioxonil and Mefenoxam (ApronMaxx┬« fungicide) for combination control of early season diseases (Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Fusarium, seed and seedling rots, early season Phytophthora, suppression of seed-borne Sclerotinia) and early season insects (aphids, bean leaf beetles, leafhoppers, Mexican bean beetle, seedcorn maggot, wireworm).  The seed treatment has been demonstrated to improve plant vigor (see graphic).  The technical bulletin for CruiserMaxx is posted online in the Northarvest Research & Production Library at  Label information can be found at




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