BASF Canada registers Priaxor™ fungicide in Eastern Canada

Corn and soybean growers have new fungicide option with new XEMIUM™ active 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - BASF Canada Inc. (BASF) announced it 
has received registration for PRIAXOR™ fungicide for use on corn and 
soybeans in Eastern Canada. PRIAXOR is the first fungicide registered in 
Eastern Canada containing XEMIUM™, the new active ingredient in the 
carboxamide family. 
"The new active ingredient, XEMIUM, allows growers to control pathogens over a 
broad range of stages," says Rob Miller, Field Biologist at BASF. "The main 
difference with XEMIUM is its strong mobility characteristics. It is able to 
redistribute itself on the plant and leaf surface to provide more continuous 
and consistent disease control so it can protect the parts of the plant that 
were missed during spraying." 
PRIAXOR also contains pyraclostrobin, the same active ingredient found in 
BASF's HEADLINE(®) fungicide. It not only has control against a range of key 
corn and soybean diseases, but also provides the unique plant health benefits 
of AgCelence™, which include greener leaves and stronger stems and stalks 
for improved harvestability, better management of minor heat, cold and drought 
stress and better utilization of nutrients, all leading to higher yield 
The result of combining these two active ingredients is that PRIAXOR uses 
multiple modes of action from both Group 7 and Group 11 chemistries to provide 
corn and soybean growers with a new tool to be used as part of their fungicide 
resistance strategy. 
"PRIAXOR is the newest fungicide innovation from BASF for corn and soybeans in 
Eastern Canada," says Jason Leitch, Fungicide Brand Manager at BASF Canada. 
"The constant activity is what makes it so unique and offers Canadian growers 
a more advanced fungicide for their disease management strategy." 
For more information about PRIAXOR visit 
About BASF
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its 
portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop 
protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with 
environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and 
innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the 
current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to 
conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We 
have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry 
for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more 
than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on 
the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further 
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AgCelence, PRIAXOR and XEMIUM are trade-marks of BASF SE; HEADLINE is a 
registered trade-mark of BASF Corporation; all used with permission by BASF 
Canada Inc. 
© 2013 BASF Canada Inc.

SOURCE  BASF Canada Inc. 
Jason Leitch BASF Canada Inc. (289) 360-6037 
Alison Inglis ON Communication Inc. (519) 434-1365 x 224 
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