Arysta LifeScience launches DISARM® 480 SC Fungicide in Kenya


Flower growers in Kenya were treated to a series of events by Arysta LifeScience who launched their latest strobilurin innovation Fungicide – DISARM® 480 SC. Powered With Xylem Pro technology TM The events held in Nairobi, Nanyuki, Nakuru and Naivasha provided growers the opportunity to unpack the challenges of Powdery mildew control and how to proactively manage the yearlong disease.  In organising the events, Arysta LifeScience Kenya partnered with Amiran Kenya Limited the exclusive distributors of DISARM® 480 SC

Mr. Rupert Anelich, Arysta LifeScience Head of Regulatory Southern and East Africa, joined the Kenyan team to grace the occasion and was the guest speaker for the whole week in Kenya and clarified to the growers in the different regions why DISARM® 480 SC is not any other Strobilurin.

While speaking to growers, Mr.  Anelich said the new product was part of a strong innovation pipeline Arysta LifeScience is slowly rolling out. “We have a tremendously strong pipeline of new products that we look forward to rolling out in the region. We believe the new innovation will not only effectively combat disease, but also lead to increased yields and ultimately more money in farmers’ pockets.”

Why DISARM® 480 SC?

With Xylem Pro Technology TM   – Rapid Penetration into the Leaf and Rainfastness

Fluoxastrobin the active ingredient in DISARM® 480 SC was designed to provide the optimum balance of lipid and aqueous solubility for penetration into the leaf cuticle, residual effect and translocation through the plant. Fluoxastrobin residues form a “reservoir” of active ingredient in leaf tissues and provide outstanding performance under a variety of conditions.

DISARM® 480 SC provides a wide variety of plant health benefits, resulting in improved yield and quality.  The fungicide that has been designed for optimum retention, penetration and distribution within plants. It penetrates rapidly into the leaf and leaf surface, with rapid rainfastness and speed of activity.

The product is primarily used as both curative and protectant fungicide, with outstanding residual properties. Fluoxastrobin-based products have been demonstrated to be very effective when used as foliar sprays, in-furrow and soil applications and seedlings treatments.