Crop protection


NovaSource develops and markets a portfolio of crop protection products for niche uses in agriculture worldwide. The company is a business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.

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    Apple Thinning Tips & Timing

    Sevin® is registered for apple thinning and may be used to chemically thin apples for increased quality, but label directions must be carefully followed. Many factors influence the degree of thinning achieved. Timing of spray, tree age, variety, nutrition, previous crop load, pruning, the degree of bloom set, weather and the use of other chemical...
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    Asian Citrus Psyllid

    Asian Citrus Psyllid (Diaphorina citri Kuwayama) (ACP) is an economically important pest in some citrus growing regions such as Florida. The pest carries or vectors Huanglongbing (HLB) or Citrus Greening Disease, a devastating disease of citrus trees.
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    Protecting Pollinators

    Best Management Practices for Sevin Carbaryl Insecticide The effect of Sevin® carbaryl insecticide, on bee and other pollinator populations is an important consideration when preparing to make an application to agricultural crops.

Recent Posts

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    Metam Sodium Movement in Soil Presentation by Kyle Coleman at 2019 Potato Expo Draws Largest Audience at Event’s Innovation Hub

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    Fruit Growers Report Significant Reductions in Sun Damage and Heat Stress when using Surround and Purshade

    ​Phoenix, Ariz. – October 1, 2018 – Successful use of the NovaSource crop protectants Surround and Purshade were featured in the October 2018 edition of Fruit Grower News. Read the entire article here: http://digital.fruitgrowersnews.com/i/1040045-october-2018/19?
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    NovaSource Director of Product Safety, Kevin Henry, Ph.D., Wins Prestigious CropLife Workhorse Award

    Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 27, 2016 – Kevin Henry, Ph.D., Director of Product Safety for NovaSource since May 2015, has received a 2016 Workhorse Award from CropLife America (CLA). The Workhorse Award recognizes significant and progressive contributions that support the crop protection industry as serving a key role in the production of a safe...