Welcome to FRAC

Fungicides have become an integral part of efficient food production. The loss of a fungicide to agriculture through resistance is a problem that affects us all.

FRAC works to prolong the effectiveness of fungicides liable to encounter resistance problems and to limit crop losses should resistance appear.

What`s new

  • 08.19.2015

    FRAC Leaflet "Working Together" updated

    The FRAC Leaflet Working Together is a 4 page brochure that provides an overview of FRAC and its initiatives.  It was recently updated to include new working groups/task forces, and new educational initiatives as well as current contact information.  It is an excellent resource to familiarize new people with the goals of FRAC and the resources we can provide.  It is available for download and printing at www.frac.info/publications.

  • 08.19.2015

    Duncan McKenzie elected Scientific Support Officer

    Duncan McKenzie was elected Scientific Support Officer* vice Birgit Foster at the April Steering Committee meeting.  Duncan has significant experience in the crop protection industry first with Ciba-Geigy and later Novartis and Syngenta.  He has been a member of FRAC since its inception in 1982.  He chaired the Phenylamide Working Group for FRAC South Africa and more recently has been part of the global AP and CAA Working Groups as well as the Phenylamide and Benzimidazole Expert Fora.  

    We thank Birgit for her years of dedicated service to the Steering Committee.  

    *Scientific Support Officer is the new title for the person who fills the secretary/treasurer role on the Steering Committee.

  • 05.31.2015

    2014 Monitoring Results and 2015 Use Recommendations updated by QoI Working Group.

    The QoI Working Group updated the 2014 monitoring conclusions for grape downy mildew, grape powdery mildew, Leptosphaeria spp. in oilseed rape, Ramularia in barley, and Cercospora in sugar beets.  The use recommendations for sugar beet diseases were also updated.


Andy Leadbeater

Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Schwarzwaldallee 215
CH-4058 Basel Switzerland

Tel: +41 61 32 34 190
Mobile: +41 79 35 84 190
Fax: +41 61 32 36 127

E-Mail: Andy Leadbeater

Lisa Hoffman
FRAC Communication and Website Officer

Dupont Crop Protection
S200/122G Stine-Haskell Research Center
1090 Elkton Rd. Newark,
DE 19711-3507

Tel.: +1-302-366-5381
Mobile.: +1-302-256-9472

E-Mail: Lisa Hoffman  

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Duncan McKenzie
Scientific Support Officer


Email: Duncan McKenzie