A New Tool for Increased Blueberry Control!

For over a decade, the mention of Magna-Bon CS 2005 has been synonymous in citrus fighting canker. Copper has been a long-time tool for growers combating disease in the citrus industry. However, CS 2005 is branching out as the word has spread on how dynamic this systemic copper sulfate pentahydrate truly is. Updated trials by [...]

A Dynamite mix for fighting Walnut Blight!

Walnut blight can take a hefty toll on production of walnuts, but growers in California have an option for combating the disease! In a recent article published by Western Farm Press, Tips for better control of walnut blight shines the light on how well copper can help control walnut blight when mixed with Manzate. Specifically, [...]

The Perfect Match Combating Fire Blight

It’s the day before Valentine’s Day and as history has shown, the season for fighting fire blight is right around the corner. I’ve had the opportunity to read many articles for pome fruit growers to prepare for a mighty season. However, there is perfect match to combating this devastating disease. A typical shepherd’s crook is [...]

In the War against Citrus Canker, Nothing Else Compares!

In the War against Citrus Canker, Nothing Else Compares! Magna-Bon CS 2005 relies on new chemistry to promote the greatest bacterial activity with a minimum amount of metallic copper. While currently available copper bactericides, fungicides have up to 22.7 bioactive units of copper per unit volume, Magna-Bon CS 2005 has 50,000 bioactive units of copper [...]

CS 2005 – A copper fungicide that works!

MagnaBon’s CS 2005 offers growers a unique and effective OMRI-listed, copper sulphate pentahydrate that is an environmentally friendly bactericide fungicide that offers proven results through multiple levels of control on a range of specialty fruits, vegetables, citrus and tree nuts. Research proves lower copper rates increase yields for growers. Additionally, CS 2005 uses less copper [...]

Diseases Combated

CS 2005 When applied to growing fruits and vegetables Controls the following diseases: Alternaria Blight Alternaria Leaf Spot Angular Leaf Spot Anthracnose Apple Scab Bacterial Blast Bacterial Blight Bacterial Canker Bacterial Leaf Spot Bacterial Speck Bacterial Spot Bacterial Stalk Rot Bacterial Stem Canker Ball Moss Black Leaf Spot Black Knot Black Pitting Black Pod Black [...]

With CS 2005, Less Copper More Power!

MagnaBon’s CS 2005 offers growers a unique and effective OMRI-listed, copper sulphate pentahydrate that is an environmentally friendly bactericide fungicide that offers proven results through multiple levels of control on a range of specialty fruits, vegetables, citrus and tree nuts. Research proves lower copper rates increase yields for growers. Additionally, CS 2005 uses less copper […]

Control Program

The Magna-Bon Program is used to control Citrus Canker in your Grove; not only in the infested areas, but the surrounding areas also, the program needs to commence ASAP as follows: This program is for blocks with Canker infestations otherwise known as, “Hot Spots”. The remaining grove should be sprayed every 21 days with 100 […]

Evaluation of Chemicals for Control of Citrus Canker

Under Objective 1 (define rates and formulations of copper sprays for more effective control) one trial with Red grapefruit was conducted in Ft. Pierce, FL and one trial with Hamlin orange in Hardee County, each with 14 treatments of formulations, rates and combinations with other chemical treatments of interest. This season, trials had low to […]

Systemic Bactericides to Control Systemic HLB Infection

A trial was initiated in July for evaluation of Magna-Bon (copper sulfate pentahydrate) by trunk injection/infiltration on expression of HLB. The trial is located in Southern Grove in Clewiston, FL in a block of 8 year-old Valencia orange trees. There are 7 treatments with 20 trees per treatment and each treatment has 6 blocks of […]