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IMIDACLOPRID, THE INSECTICIDAL ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN HOMBRE? AND ZORRO? IS MORE THAN JUST AN INSECTICIDE.

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Bayer CropScience has undertaken extensive research in Australia that demonstrates how the seed treatment insecticide imidacloprid, available as Hombre (tebuconazole + imidacloprid) and Zorro (triadimenol + imidacloprid) can be used to improve the yield of wheat, barley and oats... The responses that can be seen include an increase in the growth rate or an increase in the green colour of the plants compared to the untreated plants... Since 2003, in excess of 42 research and demonstration trials have been carried out across Australia to qualify and quantify the benefits that Hombre and Zorro can offer in the production of cereals...
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