BASF registers HEAT® LQ herbicide in Western Canada
15 Oct, 2014, 11:00 ET
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Western Canadian growers now have a new and improved solution for pre-seed and pre-harvest use. BASF announced today that it has received registration from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) for HEAT® LQ herbicide for the 2015 season.
HEAT LQ delivers the fast, complete weed control of HEAT in a new convenient liquid formulation for faster fill-up times and improved tank clean-out. HEAT LQ is a unique Group 14 chemistry that uses the active ingredient KIXOR® to help growers improve their glyphosate burndown in the spring and improve their harvest in the fall. It provides improved control of tough weeds like dandelion, volunteer canola, cleavers and kochia, including both Group 2- and glyphosate-resistant weed biotypes.
"BASF knows that growers prefer a liquid formulation and HEAT LQ is the latest example of BASF's commitment to providing growers with the solutions they need to produce the best crop possible," said Danielle Eastman, Western Herbicide Brand Manager at BASF Canada. "HEAT LQ gives growers the same fast control on tough weeds in a new, easy-to-use liquid formulation even under cold temperatures in a pre-emerge situation."
HEAT LQ will also be conveniently pre-packaged with MERGE® adjuvant for easier handling and improved ease of use.
For more information about HEAT LQ visit http://www.agsolutions.ca.
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HEAT and KIXOR are registered trade-marks of BASF SE; all used with permission by BASF Canada Inc. MERGE is a registered trade-mark of BASF Canada.
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BASF Canada, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, is a subsidiary of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany and an affiliate of BASF Corporation, Florham Park, New Jersey. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.us. To find out more about BASF's activities in Canada, visit www.basf.ca or follow us on twitter www.twitter.com/basfcanada.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world's leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.
SOURCE: BASF Canada Inc.
For further information: Christina Stroud, BASF Canada Inc., Tel: (289) 360-6062, E-mail: [email protected]; Andrea Maillet, ON Communication, Tel: (519) 434-1365 ext. 254, E-mail: [email protected]
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