Quick reference guide summarizing the Banana FRAC guidelines as updated at the last Banana FRAC WG meeting in Miami, FL, USA, Feb 4-5, 2014.

For easy printing, please see:  Banana FRAC Guidelines 2014
Chemical class Solo or mixtures Alternation or blocks Maximum number of applications Spray timing
Demethylation inhibitors (DMI) Only in mixtures Only in full alternation 8

but not more than 50% of total number of sprays
Application should start preferably at the onset of disease
Amine fungicides Both acceptable but mixtures preferred Block of maximum 2 consecutive sprays, full alternation preferred 15

but not more than 50% of total number of sprays
No restrictions within manufacturers' labels
Qo inhibitors (QoI) Only in mixtures Only in full alternation 3

but not more than 33% of total number of sprays
Preferably at lower disease pressure; sprays must be separated by at least 3 months
Anilinopyrimidines (AP) Only in mixtures Only in full alternation 8

but not more than 50% of total number of sprays
No restrictions within manufacturers' labels
Benzimidazoles (BCM) Only in mixtures Only in full alternation 3

but not more than 33% of total number of sprays
Preferably at lower disease pressure; sprays must be separated by at least 3 months
N-Phenylcarbamates Only in mixtures Only in full alternation 3

but not more than 33% of total number of sprays
Preferably at lower disease pressure; sprays must be separated by at least 3 months
SDHI fungicides Only in mixtures Only in full alternation 3

but not more than 33% of total sprays
Preferably at lower disease pressure; sprays must be separated by at least 3 months
Guanidines Both acceptable but mixtures preferred Only in full alternation 6

but not more than 33% of total sprays
Preferably at lower disease pressure; sprays must be separated by at least 6 weeks

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