New Minor Use Pesticide & Fungicide Permits issued by the APVMA
PER89330 - Greenlife Industry Australia has applied for and been issued with the Emergency Use Permit (PER89330) for the management of Fall armyworm in ‘NURSERY STOCK (NON-FOOD) – SEEDLINGS, TUBES & PLUGS, POTTED COLOUR, TREES AND SHRUBS, FOLIAGE PLANTS, PALMS, GRASSES, FRUITING PLANTS (NON-BEARING), CUT FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTALS’. The multi-active ingredient emergency permit provides for 13 actives or active combinations across 17 available insecticides to assist in pesticide rotation and/or avoidance of phytotoxicity issues in some insecticide/crop combinations. Actives and products listed in the permit are: Acephate (LANCER or ORTHENE), acetamiprid + novaluron (CORMORAM), alpha-cypermethrin (DOMINEX or CONQUEST ALPHA FORTE), azadirachtin (AZAMAX), chlorantraniliprole (CORAGEN or ACELEPRYN GR), chlorantraniliprole + thiamethoxam (DURIVO), cyantraniliprole + thiamethoxam (SPINNER TURF), emamectin (PROCLAIM), indoxacarb (AVATAR or PROVAUNT TURF)), lambda-cyhalothrin (KARATE ZEON), Methomyl (LANATE-L), methoxyfenozide (PRODIGY) and pyrethrins (PYGANIC).
PER88719 - Greenlife Industry Australia (GIA) has applied for and been issued with the Minor Use Permit (PER88719) for the management, by suppression, of number of foliage and soil/growing media based plant pathogens in ‘NURSERY STOCK (NON-FOOD) – SEEDLINGS, TUBES & PLUGS, POTTED COLOUR, TREES AND SHRUBS, FOLIAGE PLANTS, PALMS, GRASSES, FRUITING PLANTS (NON-BEARING), CUT FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTALS’. PER88719 SERIFEL BIOFUNGICIDE (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain MB1600) is the commercially available product approved for the following situation/pathogen: Foliar: Alternaria leaf spot (Alternaria spp.), Anthracnose (Colletotrichum spp.), Cercospora leaf spot (Cercospora spp.), Downy Mildew (Peronospora spp.), Grey Mould (Botrytis cinerea), Powdery Mildew Erysiphe/Leveillula/Podosphaera/ Sphaerotheca spp.), Rust (Puccinia spp.) and White Mould/Watery soft rot (Sclerotinia spp.). Soil/Media: Fusarium Wilt (Fusarium spp.), Leaf Drop (Sclerotinia spp.), Phytophthora Root Rot (Phytophthora spp.), Pythium Damping Off (Pythium spp.), Rhizoctonia Rot (Rhizoctonia spp.) and Verticillium Wilt (Verticillium spp.).
Greenlife Industry Australia (GIA) manages the pesticide Minor Use Permit (MUP) program on behalf of the nursery industry under the levy funded National Nursery Industry Biosecurity Program (NY15004). Minor Use Permits available at:
If you have identified active ingredients that may be useful to add to the list of industry MUP’s please contact GIA’s National Biosecurity Manager John McDonald.
For further information contact the GIA National Biosecurity Manager John McDonald email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07 3277 7900.