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AgNova ‘Surround’ Crop Protection

Crop Protection Products
AgNova offers an effective crop protection product called Surround. The technology behind this crop protection product is referred to as ‘particle film’ technology which was co-developed by Engelhard Corporation and US Department of Agriculture. Comprised of specially modified particles of kaolin, a naturally occurring material, Surround is mixed in water and sprayed onto crops - a fine white film results upon drying.

Applications for the Surround Crop Protection Products

  • Pomes
  • Stone Fruits
  • Olives
  • Citrus Fruits
  • Tropical Crops such as bananas, avocados and mangoes
  • Most tree crops
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Squash
  • Pumpkins
  • Rockmelons
  • Pineapples
  • Most field crops
Features and Benefits of the Surround Crop Protection Products
The Surround Crop Protection range from AgNova technologies helps improve and maintain crop quality and increase marketable yields. Other features and benefits include:

  • Improving fruit colour, soluble solids and sizes
  • This crop protection product forms a white barrier coating on crops, which helps to protect them from sunburn and heat stress
  • Reduces sunburn damage on crops
  • Reducing russetting, dropping and cracking on certain fruits
  • The particle barrier is specially designed to allow usable light through while blocking harmful infrared (IR) and ultraviolet (UV) light
  • The crop protection product can be washed off if it is applied to an edible part of the plant
  • The particles weathers off naturally
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