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Bayer CropScience Announces Registration for use of Alion on Grapes in California
Date:12/18/2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) December 18, 2012

Today, Bayer CropScience announced that Alion® herbicide now has a supplemental label that allows for application of Alion on grapes in California. Alion is a long-lasting, pre-emergence herbicide used on grapes to control a wide range of grass and broadleaf weeds, such as marestail (Horseweed), that exhibit resistance to other herbicides.

Alion field trials across the United States show weed control lasting longer than six months in fields treated with just 5 oz/A of Alion herbicide, all without compromising crop safety. This effective weed control means Alion also helps eliminate the competition between vines and weeds for water and soil nutrients, ultimately protecting grape yield.

“Alion provides superior protection for high-value crops, such as grapes, and reduces the number of in-season sprays. It offers over six months of pre-emergence residual weed control, which is longer than the leading competitor’s products,” says Nevada Smith, Alion product manager. “Its longer-lasting control and low use rate allow growers to focus more on profitability and less on weeds.”

Smith further explained that the excellent environmental profile of Alion should be a great fit for California. Based on the low use rate of just ounces per acre, its chemical properties and research conducted during the development of Alion, there should be very little movement into the soil profile when used as directed.

The unique active ingredient in Alion is a cellulose-biosynthesis inhibitor (CBI), which is the most effective CBI herbicide discovered to date. There are no documented cases of resistance to its chemistry in the United States. When applied alone or in combination with other herbicides, it can control ACCase-, ALS-, triazine- and glyphosate-resistant weed species. Producers who use Alion as an integral part of their weed management plan will help to prevent, manage or delay the spread of weed resistance.

While Alion is newly approved for use on grapes, it was first approved for use in California in 2011. Since then, it has demonstrated excellent weed control in crops such as tree nuts, citrus, stone and pome fruit.

Alion can be applied up to 14 days before harvest for all crops except citrus, and seven days for citrus. When applied with a contact herbicide, an Alion tankmix provides initial burndown of emerged weeds and extended residual control.

For more information about how Alion can work on your vineyard or farm, talk to your local Bayer CropScience representative, visit http://www.BayerCropScience.us, or call 1-866-99-BAYER (1-866-992-2937).

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About Bayer CropScience
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible for the agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 7.255 billion (2011) and is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry applications. The company has a global workforce of 21,000 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at: http://www.press.bayercropscience.com.

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This release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group or subgroup management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in Bayer’s public reports which are available on the Bayer website. The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Always read and follow label instructions. Bayer (reg’d), the Bayer Cross (reg’d) and Alion®      are trademarks of Bayer. Alion is not registered in all states. For additional product information call toll-free 1-866-99-BAYER (1-866-992-2937) or visit our website at http://www.BayerCropScience.us

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