Banana & Plantain
NORDOX products are approved worldwide for use in bananas and plantains for disease protection and as a slow release source of micronutrients.
Disease Prevention & Control
NORDOX copper products prevent and control most common bacterial and fungal diseases in banana and plantain both via aerial and ground application:
- Black Sigatoka (Mycosphaerella fijiensis)
- Yellow Sigatoka (Mycosphaerella musicola)
- Banana Wilt (Pectobacterium carotovorum)
- Various Fruit Diseases (Colletotrichum musae, Phyllosticta musarum, Guignardia musae)
- Cercospora Leaf Spot
- Phytophthora Stem Canker
- And more…
Example Treatment Program against Black Sigatoka:
Nordox 75WG is very effective against Black Sigatoka disease (caused by Mycosphaerella fijiensis). It can be used alone at 600 grams/ha as a preventative treatment or in combination with systemic fungicides at 350 grams/ha. Apply once a month during the whole production cycle.
Our VERNO products (Cu, Zn, & Mn) are formulated to correct micronutrient deficiencies and when applied at the right time, these products have been shown to enhance banana yield and vigor.
Please Note: Rates and timing of NORDOX and VERNO product applications are based on trials and experience and may vary based on crop size and growing conditions. Please contact your national distributor for updated label information and technical support.