Fungicide Resistance Action Committee


Please find below the most recent updates on the FRAC website including FRAC Mode of Action Poster, Code List and annually updated Minutes of the FRAC Working Group meetings containing the Summary of Monitoring activities and Resistance Management Recommendations.

  • 03.06.2020

    Minutes and recommendations of the SBI Working Group are now available

    Minutes and recommendations of the SBI WG meeting held in January 2020 are available now.

    Summary of SBI monitoring data from 2019 is included in the minutes: Link

    Based on 2019 monitoring, no changes were made to SBI WG recommendations for 2020 (link) compared to previous year.

  • 02.18.2020

    The updated FRAC Code List© 2020 is now available for download

    The 2020-version of the FRAC Code List© is now available for download in PDF- as well as Excel-format. Copies may be printed freely for educational purposes only.

    Here is an overview of the most important changes:

    • F9, OSBPI (Code 49) addition of fluoxapiprolin
    • BM01: Addition of plant extract from Swinglea glutinosa
    • Bacillus spp. based compositions formerly F6 (code 44) – moved to BM02
    • BM02: Inclusion of Bacillus spp from F6
    • BM02: Addition of new microbial compositions based on:
      • Clonostachys rosea strain CR-07
      • Bacillus spp. strains F727, AFS032321
      • Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain AFS009
      • Streptomyces lydicus strain WYEC108
    • Remarks for several FRAC codes or active ingredients have been updated regarding resistance situation or to clarify scope of the category -  namely B6, I3 (16-3), U13, M01, BM02

      The publications can be downloaded using following link:

  • 01.29.2020

    Publication of new FRAC Website

    The new FRAC website is now online!

    It contains the same information as the previous FRAC-Website, but with a new design and more ways to find recent information on fungicide resistance and how to manage it. Additionally, new material is published, such as the FRAC educational video and links to the FRAC Mode of Action App.

    Visit now to have a look and to take a guided tour through the new website!

  • 10.16.2019

    Dr. Andreas Goertz was elected as new Chair of the SBI Working Group

    At the SBI Working Groups’ telephone conference on the 9th of October 2019, Dr. Andreas Goertz (Bayer AG, Germany) was elected as the new chair of the SBI Working Group. He succeeds Dr. Klaus Stenzel (Bayer AG, Germany), who has been holding this position since 2005. We thank Klaus for his dedication and valuable service to the FRAC organization in this role.

  • 09.09.2019

    The FRAC Pathogen Risk List® was reviewed and updated in 2019

    The FRAC Pathogen Risk List® was reviewed and updated. Most important changes are:
    -    The risk classification for the Asian Soybean Rust pathogen Phakopsora pachyrhizi was changed from low risk to medium risk.
    -    In total, 56 plant pathogens were added to the FRAC Pathogen Risk List®.

    The FRAC Pathogen Risk List® can be downloaded in the Publications-page (link)


Dr. Juergen Derpmann
FRAC Communication and Website Officer

Bayer AG,
Crop Science Division