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Win a Deluxe Mystery Break!

Everyone deserves a break, right?

Purchase Actigard from Farmlands before 31st May and you could experience a Deluxe Mystery Break somewhere in New Zealand!

Enjoy return Air travel (seat + Bag) on Air New Zealand, a rental car and 4-5-star accommodation for two nights! Plus, you’ll get to take that special someone! So, tell your partner or old mate Joe to pack their bags.

Enough about the prize, let’s get serious. Here’s why Actigard should be form part of your annual post-kiwifruit-harvest plan.

Actigard is a plant activator that stimulates systemic acquired resistance, reducing the symptoms of Psa (Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae) in Kiwifruit.


Key Information
Approval No:  ACVM: P8487 | HSNO: HSR100588
Pack size: 1 kg
Composition: 500 g/kgACIBENZOLAR-S-METHYL
Formulation: Water Dispersible Granule


Application Advice
Tank mixing
Add the required amount of ACTIGARD to the partly filled spray tank, then add the remainder of the water while thoroughly agitating. Continue agitation while spraying.

Water volume
Apply in sufficient water to ensure thorough and uniform coverage.

2 hours


Classification and Security

Re-entry Period

DO NOT enter treated area within 12 hours without protective clothing until spray has dried.

Hazard Statements


Personal Protective Equipment

When mixing, loading or applying wear full protective clothing, including faceshield, waterproof gloves and footwear.


Kiwifruit: The rate suggested is for high volume spraying to thoroughly wet the crop without run off. For concentrate spraying, adjust dilution rate accordingly.

 Psa (Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae)


Recommended dose  
20 g/100 litres (200 g/ha)

Maximum number of applications
4 per year

Pre Harvest Interval (PHI)
Refer to label


Stage of use:
Apply ACTIGARD preventively to actively growing plants as a foliar application.


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