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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.

  • 03.12.2019

    Minutes and recommendations of the SBI Working Group are now available

    Minutes and recommendations of the SBI WG from the meeting on December 15th 2018 are now available.

    A summary of monitoring-data for SBIs is given in the minutes (link).

    Based on the monitoring, no significant changes were made to the General or further Crop/ Pathogen-specific SBI Recommendations for 2019 (link).

  • 03.12.2019

    Minutes of the SDHI Working Group telephone conference held in June 2018 are now available

    Minutes of the SDHI WG from the Telephone conference held on June 18th 2018 are now available.

    The updated summary of monitoring-data is given in the updated SDHI minutes (link).

    Based on the monitoring, no changes were made to the General or further Crop/ Pathogen-specific SDHI Recommendations for 2018 (link).

  • 03.12.2019

    FRAC Mode of Action App available for Android & Apple mobile devices

    This easy to use database that allows you to identify all fungicides in any given mode of action group. Also, the app allows the user to search by fungicide and gives links to the respective mode of action group. 
    It is free to download from the iTunes Apple Store
    As well as from the Google Play Store 

  • 03.12.2019

    FRAC statement on the importance of multisite fungicides for resistance management available for download

    Multisite fungicides (see FRAC Group M) are widely used in spray programs, especially in crops with multiple sprays such as fruits and vegetables, or certain arable crops.

    This statement (link) explains the use of multisite fungicides in resistance management as mixing partners or in alternation with single site and other medium to high resistance risk fungicides.

  • 03.12.2019

    Minutes and guidelines of the Banana Working Group are now available

    Minutes and guidelines of the Banana Working Group (WG) from the meeting on April 30th to  May 1st 2018 are now available.

    A summary of monitoring-data is given in the Banana WG minutes (link) in English. A Spanish version will follow in due time.

    Recommendations were extended for two chemical classes (QiI and Toluamides). Based on the monitoring, the alternation interval of DMIs was extended  to "if possible [to] 2 cycles with other MoA in between". For the soil treatment of SDHIs for nematicidal use the sentence "Soil and foliar applications should preferably synchronized." was added. No further changes were made to Banana Fungicide Use Guidelines for 2018 (link)

Contact

Dr. Juergen Derpmann
FRAC Communication and Website Officer

Bayer AG,
Crop Science Division


juergen.derpmann@bayer.com