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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    Effective Thrips Control in Onions with Lannate

    Thrips can cause significant damage to onion crops, leading to yield losses and reduced quality. Thrips are small, sap-sucking insects that feed on the leaves, stems, and bulbs of onions, causing stunted growth, leaf curling, and discoloration. For over 60 years, Lannate® has been a preferred choice of onion growers throughout the world. Here, we...
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    Apple Blossom Thinning with Lime-Sulfur Solution

    Blossom thinning is a crucial step in your crop load management program. By engaging in blossom thinning, you can reduce fruit-to-fruit competition, giving the remaining fruit space to grow and more exposure to sunlight. Lime-Sulfur Solution is OMRI-listed and is currently labeled for apple blossom thinning in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah...
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    Improving Banana Plant Health

    Costa Rica Field Studies Prove Success Using Surround® on Bananas An extensive three-year field study conducted by highly respected researcher Miguel González of CORBANA in Costa Rica demonstrated measurable success when using Surround® Crop Protectant on Bananas. The highly engineered kaolin particles in SURROUND reflect infrared and...

Recent Posts

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    Lannate® Added to NovaSource’s Diverse Crop Protection Product Portfolio

    We are pleased to announce that Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc., part of Tessenderlo Group, has acquired the product line Lannate® from Corteva Agriscience. NovaSource will add the Lannate product line to its existing, diversified portfolio of niche crop protection products for agriculture customers worldwide. This product is used to manage specific...
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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?