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Prosper EverGol Seed Treatments Bayer CropScience

Prosper EverGol


Making sure you get the best canola genetics money can buy is crucial when investing in the success of your crop. Protect your investment with the premium insect and disease control package of Prosper® EverGol®.

Product Summary

Seed Treatment

Product Type

  • Seed Treatment


  • Canola
  • Mustard
Diseases Controlled

Diseases Controlled

Diseases Supressed

Diseases Suppressed

  • Pythium spp.
  • Rhizoctonia solani
Insects Controlled

Insects Controlled

  • Flea beetles
Groups and Active Ingredients

Groups and Active Ingredients

  • Metalaxyl Group 4
  • Penflufen Group 7
  • Trifloxystrobin Group 11
  • Clothianidin Group 4 (Insecticide)
Formulation Type

Formulation Type

  • Suspension


  • Commercially Applied

Prosper EverGol

Prosper EverGol is a systemic seed treatment registered for canola and mustard. This is not only a significant innovation for canola and mustard growers – the research and development behind Prosper EverGol is proof that Bayer is committed to advancing the Canadian agriculture industry.

Prosper EverGol offers protection for your hybrid canola seed with three different fungicidal active ingredients (metalaxyl, trifloxystrobin and penflufen), plus a highly effective insecticide to control flea beetles. Penflufen in particular provides outstanding defence against rhizoctonia, the number one disease affecting canola establishment. As a testament to its efficacy, penflufen represents the first fungicidal active from Bayer specifically engineered for use in seed treatments exclusively.

Prosper EverGol will protect your canola crop against the most damaging diseases and insects and provide peace of mind in the establishment of your crop.

Grain Yield in Disease Inoculated* Field Trials

Grain Yield in Inoculated Field Trials
Source: 7 Bayer Agronomic Development Trials, 2013-2014
*Rhizoctonia, Fusarium

Flea Beetles

Flea beetles can do a lot of harm in a short period of time, and seedlings are especially vulnerable. This pest can locate and defoliate seedlings shortly after emergence making them very difficult to control. The results of this infestation are poor plant stand, delayed maturity, reduced yield and in severe cases re-seeding can be required. Prosper EverGol can help keep your crop protected and reduce the threat posed by this destructive pest.

For information on a powerful new seed treatment that gives you immediate and effective protection against early flea beetle pressure that works well with Prosper EverGol, check out BUTEO™ start.

For information on economic thresholds for flea beetle damage, check out the application tips for Decis®.

Seedling Disease Complex

A successful crop is one that is protected right from the start. Rhizoctonia solani, Fusarium spp. and Pythium spp. are soil-borne pathogens that cause serious problems, both before and after emergence.

Rhizoctonia causes seedlings to shrivel and die shortly after emergence. The seed may also decay in the soil and fail to emerge at all. Stems appear water-soaked or constricted at or below the soil line, resulting in stand thinning or even bare patches in a field. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada consider rhizoctonia to be the most serious disease affecting canola stand establishment. Prosper EverGol is an effective tool in managing soil-borne diseases like these, and protecting your investment from this potential disruption. Prosper EverGol provides superior yield protection from soil-borne disease.

Seed-borne Disease

Seed-borne diseases such as alternaria and blackleg (Leptoshpaeria maculans) can cause major yield losses.

Alternaria affects all stages of growth through the entire plant (excluding the roots) and can cause serious damage in both wet and dry summers. Infected seeds may rot in the ground or produce infected seedlings with dark spots on the cotyledons. Leaf spots usually appear in early summer on lower leaves and produce spores, which will later infect pods and stems. Prosper EverGol stays one step ahead of the destruction, effectively controlling the problem before it slows the success of your crop.

Blackleg kills seedlings shortly after emergence, with symptoms that may be mistaken for damping off. It also attacks leaves, stems and pods and causes cankers, girdling and lodging. Infections occurring before the 6 leaf stage cause the most severe yield loss. Prosper EverGol neutralizes this threat before it presents itself, nipping the problem in the bud.

Plant Stand in Disease Inoculated* Field Trials

Plant Stand in Disease Inoculated Field Trials Relative to Prosper EverGol
Source: 9 Bayer Agronomic Development and Licensing Trials, 2013-2014
*Rhizoctonia, Fusarium

Canola Seed Germination under Warm Conditions

Canola Seed Germination under warm conditions
Source: Bayer Agronomic Development Trials, 7 Day warm germination counts – 513 days after application – 4 hybrid canola seed lots

Canola Seed Germination under Cold Conditions

Canola Seed Germination under cold conditions
Source: Bayer Agronomic Development Trials, Cold Germination Vigor – 262 days after application – 6 hybrid canola seed lots

Active Ingredients

Penflufen (Prosper EverGol only)



Pests Controlled

Flea beetle
Seed-borne Blackleg
Seed rot/ pre-emergence damping off and post-emergence damping off - Rhizoctonia solani and Fusarium spp.
Seed rot/pre-emergence damping off, post-emergence damping off, seedling blight and early season root rot caused by Pythium spp
Seed-borne Alternaria spp.

Province of Registration

British Columbia
New Brunswick
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island

EverGol Info

Start Strong. Finish Even Stronger.

Your crop has the best chance of success when it gets off to a strong start. EverGol® is the innovative seed treatment fungicide that provides the ultimate protection to give you healthier plant development, faster growth, and higher yields.

EverGol has been specifically designed to protect your seed against seed and soil-borne disease during crucial early development and then throughout the season. With its unique Group 7 active ingredient, penflufen, EverGol offers your crop unparalleled defence against diseases such as rhizoctonia. The result is stronger roots with more nutrient uptake giving you a significant and positive impact on stand establishment.

The 3 F Advantage

EverGol, with its innovative formulation, will help make your crops:

  • FIT – Disease-free plants with more developed roots produce healthier plants that are stronger, taller, have bigger stems, and more biomass.
  • FAST – Young plants have more vigour and vitality, emerge quicker, and grow faster.
  • FIRST – Healthier plants and faster emergence results in better crop establishment and more biomass so you can come in first with higher yields.

Watch EverGol Video

See how protecting your seed from the moment it hits the ground will help surge it forward into the growing season.

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Targeted protection for your most important crops

The power of EverGol is contained within several other effective products to give you tailored, more complete crop protection.


Trilex EverGol

For use on pulses

Trilex® EverGol gives your pulse crop, including peas, chickpeas, lentils, and dry beans, effective protection against challenging diseases and risks associated with early-season planting. It provides you with effective and increased activity on rhizoctonia, botrytis, and ascochyta.

Click here to learn more

EverGol Energy

EverGol Energy

For use on soybeans

EverGol Energy is a new systemic and contact seed treatment fungicide designed to provide seed and seedling protection against a wide range of diseases, including rhizoctonia, fusarium, pythium, botrytis, and phomopsis.

Click here to learn more

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BUTEO start

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Assurance Program

2022 BUTEO™ start Assurance Program


BUTEO™ start and Prosper® EverGol® seed treatments protect your hybrid canola against the most damaging diseases and insects including flea beetles, seed rot, seedling blight and damping off.

If you observe flea beetle feeding damage of ≥ 25% on your hybrid canola treated with BUTEO start and Prosper EverGol at or prior to the four-leaf stage, you may be eligible for up to a 100% rebate* on Decis® insecticide. To determine if you are eligible:

Call 1-844-250-9362

PLEASE NOTE: You must sign up for this program on or before 3 days after the Decis application.

*Conditions apply. Click here for more details.