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Label expansion gives Roundup Ready Soybean growers another tool for weed control


MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 10, 2013 – Roundup Ready® soybean growers in Western Canada have another herbicide option to combat grass and broadleaf weeds. BASF Canada Inc. (BASF) has received registration for the use of Viper® ADV herbicide on soybeans in Western Canada for the 2013 season.


Viper ADV was first registered in Western Canada in January 2013 for use on field peas and dry beans. With the recent expansion of soybeans to the Viper ADV label, growers now have a valuable tool for improved weed management in their soybeans.


“With the new offering of Viper ADV on soybeans, growers have a tank-mix partner to glyphosate that actively controls key grass and broadleaf weeds,” says Sean Chiki, Brand Manager for Corn and Soybean Herbicides at BASF Canada. “The multiple modes of action in Viper ADV provide superior control against a broad spectrum of weeds including all types of volunteer canola and Group 2-resistant biotypes.”


Viper ADV is a liquid formulation registered across all soil zones that uses Group 2 and Group 6 modes of action against tough-to-control weeds. Tank-mixed with glyphosate, Viper ADV is a post-emergent herbicide that offers rotational freedom and excellent follow crop flexibility.


“The addition of Viper ADV to BASF's current soybean herbicide portfolio in Western Canada benefits the changing needs of growers, and will provide exceptional weed control to set growers up for success,” says Chiki.


For more information on Viper ADV herbicide, visit www.AgSolutions.ca.


Media Relations:
Tabetha Boot
Tel: 403-461-1253
E-mail:tabetha.boot@basf.com