Magna-Bon Succeeds by Serving Growers

For the past 20 years, Magna-Bon Agricultural Control Solutions has been supporting growers with a line of products that help control algae and bacteria through applications that are alternatives to toxic chemicals. These include Magna-Bon’s staple product, Magna-Bon CS 2005, which the company describes as “a copper sulphate pentahydrate that is an environmentally friendly bactericide […]

CS 2005 Shows Favorable Results in Combating Powdery Mildew

Control of grape powdery mildew with synthetic, biological, and organic fungicides: 2021 field trials Akif Eskalen – UC Davis This trial was conducted at the University of California Davis Plant Pathology Fieldhouse Facility from April to July 2021. Treatments were placed in a complete randomized block design. Spraying was completed on July 9th based on […]

Evaluation of Bactericide Fire Blight Trials with Cornell University

Evaluation of Bactericide Programs for the Management of Fire Blight on ‘Idared’ Apples in New York, 2021. A research trial was conducted at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, NY to evaluate the effectiveness of bactericide programs for the management of blossom blight and shoot blight on apple. The orchard site is a planting of 18-yr-old ‘Idared’ […]

CS 2005 Helped Control Canker & Greening at Uncle Matt’s when paired with a micronutrient

Magna-Bon CS 2005 helped control citrus canker and citrus greening in organic orange trees when paired with a micronutrient Two environmentally friendly and sustainable products have emerged to help citrus growers fight two of the industry’s most threatening diseases, particularly in oranges, when used together in the same spray tank. The two products – Magna-Bon […]

Growing Organic Produce Profitably Requires a New Tack

It’s critical for growers to understand that organic farming requires a mindset that differs from conventional farming. Suppliers of organic products say the sooner growers realize that, the better. “Organics will not perform exactly like traditional pesticides and conventional fertilizers,” Ted Koellmann, Far West Regional Sales Manager, Hello Nature USA, Inc., says. “Often, it will take […]

Research Trials Tackle Bacterial Blast in Cherries!

When conditions are favorable during cold, wet weather during bloom, bacterial canker and blast can be devastating to say the least! Jim Adaskaveg with UC Riverside describes the conditions below that lead to it. According to Dr. Adaskaveg, UC Pest Management Guidelines: Symptoms are most obvious in spring, and include limb dieback with rough cankers [...]

Fire Blight Management in a Changing Climate & Future Research

Research by Dr. Kerik Cox regarding Fire Blight can be found on Slides 18 – 41 on the slideshow below. Pay special attention to Slides 39 – 40 as you will see Magna-Bon CS 2005 has confirmed control on Fire Blight! An Information Sheet overview can be found here: Dr. Kerik Cox Research Trials Information […]

Tackle Phomopsis Twig Blight with CS 2005!

After participating at The Blueberry Growers Association – Virtual Spring Field Day Trials, which during this time of the year Phomopsis twig blight is a hot topic! Did you know CS 2005 is labeled for Anthracnose, Bacterial Canker, Fruit Rot, Phomopsis Twig Blight and showcasing great results with Algal Stem Blotch in blueberries? Phomopsis twig […]

Canker Treatment Uses Less Water & Copper

An important bacterial disease that affects citrus trees and causes lesions, citrus canker has been effectively controlled by spraying copper. However, standard management techniques involve spraying excessive amounts of copper and water without consideration for the size of the trees. “This technique resulted in a waste of resources as well as higher costs, detrimental environmental […]

Research Video Recap for Tree Fruit!

Videos are a great way to share our research without having to read extensive data! Below is a video research recap of for Tree Fruit including Apples, Cherries & Pears! Combat disease in Apples, Cherries and Pears with Magna – Bon CS 2005! Our copper sulphate pentahydrate in-solution formula is OMRI-listed and proven to control disease […]