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POWERFUL PROTECTION FROM THE START

Introducing BUTEO™ start, a powerful new seed treatment that gives you immediate and effective protection against early flea beetle pressure.

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Superior Protection

Protects your canola from striped and crucifer flea beetles while at its most vulnerable.

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Stronger performance

Powerful protection allows for quicker canopy, more uniform flowering and better maturity.

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Effective, immediate protection

Rapid uptake and translocation, even in dry conditions.

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Powerful combination

Works well in combination with leading base seed treatment options.

BUTEO START ADVANTAGE


In trials, BUTEO start demonstrated superior performance versus other industry seed treatments. Canola treated with BUTEO start showed stronger plant stands and bigger, fuller canopy at the flowering stage.


  • Trial A
  • Trial B
  • Trial C
  • Source: Bayer Market Development Trials (photos taken June 26, 2020, Oakville, MB). Treated seeds were seeded the same day.
  • Source: Bayer Market Development Trials (photos taken July 7, 2020, Carseland, AB). Treated seeds were seeded the same day.
  • Source: Bayer Market Development Trials (photos taken May 29, 2020, High Bluff, MB). Treated seeds were seeded the same day.

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FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Make BUTEO start next season’s MVP.

Striped and crucifer flea beetles Striped and crucifer flea beetles
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SUPERIOR DEFENSE

BUTEO start is specifically designed to protect your canola at its most vulnerable point, from cotyledon to three leaf stage, delivering unparalleled protection against striped and crucifer flea beetles.

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CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCE

Early flea beetle damage can cause poor plant stands, delayed maturity and reduced yields. BUTEO start gives your canola the chance to develop stronger – leading to quicker canopy, more uniform flowering and better maturity.

Side by side trials graphs showing reduced damage to canola crops Side by side trials graphs showing reduced damage to canola crops Source: Bayer Field Solutions Trials (2019).
Uptake and translocation of [14C] flupyradifurone after seed treatment in oilseed rape Uptake and translocation of [14C] flupyradifurone after seed treatment in oilseed rape Source: Bayer systemicity studies. Uptake and translocation of [14C] flupyradifurone after seed treatment in oilseed rape. Red indicates higher concentration of active.
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DELIVERS IN THE CLUTCH

The protective power of BUTEO start is effective and immediate. Its Group 4D insecticide (flupyradifurone) delivers rapid uptake and systemic translocation from cotyledon to leaf margins, encouraging stronger plant stands - even in dry conditions and areas of high flea beetle pressure.

VIDEO CONTENT

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