Oct. 3, 2017
Environmental Science, a business unit of the Crop Science division of Bayer, announced that Altus insecticide (Flupyradifurone) will be launched for use in landscape ornamentals this October. Altus controls sucking pests before, during and after bloom, and is compatible with honey bees, bumble bees and many beneficial.
Bayer will be introducing Altus to the lawn and landscape market at its booth (#6024) at GIE+EXPO, held October 18-20 in Louisville, Kentucky. Altus offers the following key benefits:
• Flexible applications at any stage of plant development
• Broad-spectrum control of sucking pests, including whiteflies, aphids, leafhoppers, mealybugs, psyllids, scale and lace bugs
• Systemic and translaminar protection of existing and new plant growth
• Classified by the EPA as a reduced risk product
• Compatible with beneficials, such as honey bees and bumble bees
“At Bayer, we’re dedicated to providing the solutions that help fuel the success of lawn and landscape professionals,” said Peter Farno, U.S. Lawn and Landscape business manager. “We look forward to sharing Altus, our latest innovation, and our entire portfolio of solutions at GIE+EXPO, where the Bayer team will be onsite to answer questions, share technical and industry knowledge, and help solve challenges.”
At the Bayer booth (#6024), visitors will be able to meet with the Bayer team and explore its lawn and landscape solutions, including Altus. In addition, Bayer will also be sponsoring professional education sessions for GIE+EXPO attendees.