Scala + Luna: from Bud to Bloom to Better Yield

Scala and Luna from Bud to Bloom to Better Yield

Program Information

With Scala® applied at pink bud and Luna® from bloom onward, your almonds are protected from diseases during their earliest stages through the end of the season.

Scala® SC fungicide is a foliar fungicide that provides high-level preventive control against many economically damaging diseases and helps control many resistant disease strains. With effectiveness in cool, wet and rainy weather conditions, Scala is an important addition to many spray programs.

Luna Sensation® and Luna Experience® are based on the active ingredient fluopyram. Luna fungicides represent a unique solution for managing problematic diseases in nuts through long-lasting, systemic and broad-spectrum protection. The consistent performance of Luna will help you maximize yields and offer the highest quality produce to the market while improving long-term plant health. Luna also brings an effective approach to resistance management.

Chart Comparing Almond Brown Rot Blossom Blight Fungicide Control

Resistance Management

Scala mode of action fits well in a program with Luna.

Two Luna products provide a flexible and effective resistance management program.

Excellent Control of Key Season-long Diseases

  • Scala at pink bud delivers early-season protection from key diseases, including Brown rot blossom blight, with a unique mode of action.
  • Luna at bloom delivers control of all key almond diseases at bloom and beyond, including:
    • Brown rot blossom blight
    • Alternaria
    • Rust
    • Anthracnose
    • Shot hole
    • Jacket rot
    • Hull rot
    • Scab

Application Timeline

Timeline of when to apply Scala and Luna

Product Benefits

Table Showing Benefits of Scala and Luna

Recent Research

Chart Comparison of Luna Experience to Other Premium Fungicides
Chart of Luna Sensation Producing More Yield Than Other Premium Fungicides

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