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Sterling
Sterling

Sterling is a flexible drift retardant proven to boost blight control from partner fungicides by an average of 19% and improve grower margins by as much as £440 per hectare (based on potato price of £200/t).

Rates

0.25% of the total spray volume e.g. 500mls/ha in 200l of water or 750mls/ha in 300l of water

Sterling
Sterling
Sterling

Benefits

Key benefits of Sterling

  • Reduces the number of fine spray droplets prone to drift, delivering full coverage and optimum dose of fungicide evenly to all parts of the crop.
  • Improves rainfastness of partner fungicides to help maintain tight spray intervals even in marginal weather.
  • Aids penetration of fungicide into leaves and stem supporting kick-back activity against leaf and stem blight for the best blight protection.

Mixing

  • PLEASE ENSURE THAT STERLING IS ADDED FIRST TO THE SPRAY TANK.
  • Half fill the spray tank with clean water and commence agitation.
  • Add the recommended quantity of Sterling.
  • Then add the recommended quantity of crop protection product and the remaining balance of water whilst maintaining agitation throughout.
Sterling

Sterling is a registered trademark of Interagro (UK) Ltd. All trademarks are duly acknowledged.

Reasons to use Sterling

  • Improves yield and margin: +2.2 t/ha, up to £440/ha Sterling improves blight control achieved from partner blight fungicides, proven to boost yield by an average of 2.2 t/ha and margins by up to £440/ha, (SRUC, stable canopy trial 2016).
  • Improves blight control: average +19% Sterling has been proven to improve the blight control of ALL partner fungicides, including Hubble, Percos, Presidium, Electis, Shinkon and Shirlan. (Eurofins and SRUC trials 2014-2016). At the use rate of 0.25% v/v, Sterling has improved blight control by an average of 19%. (Eurofins and SRUC trials 2016).
  • Keeps spray intervals on track Sterling cuts drying times of partner fungicides, keeping growers spraying, even in showery conditions, maintaining tight spray intervals critical to the success of the blight control programme.
  • Excellent crop safety Sterling is a specialist blend of paraffinic oils with an excellent crop safety profile, even with products such as Shirlan, known to cause crop phytotoxicity when mixed with mineral oil.
  • Flexible and efficient Sterling may be used with all potato blight fungicides, has no maximum growth stage cut-off and is very low dose so you only need one product in the shed with flexibility in use.