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How it Works

Mode of Action

Systemic Acquired Resistance
“White mold usually comes in July or August, so it was hard to imagine Heads Up, a seed treatment would be effective.  It turned out to have a significant effect, due to resistance priming.”

– Dr. Michael Harding, Plant Pathologist, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Heads Up®, is not a traditional fungicide, and therefore the product has no fungal/bacterial inhibiting properties.

Instead, Heads Up® utilizes a unique Mode of Action (M.O.A), called Systemic Acquired Resistance, or S.A.R., where the product when applied as a seed treatment, activates the plants own genetic resistance to diseases by stimulating the plants natural defense pathways before disease sets in.

Heads Up® offers growers full season, systemic control as it is a signalling plant activator.


Heads Up® contains no living organisms, and is compatible with many inoculants, fungicides or insecticide seed treatments..

Heads Up can be easily and safely mixed with other fungicides/insecticides or liquid inoculants, or used on its own for seedling and soil borne disease prevention.

Fifteen plus year of studies have show, Heads Up® is very effective when mixed with other fungicide/insecticide/inoculants used on your farm and can offer extra insurance to the grower because of its separate, novel M.O.A.

Check with your local dealer / distributor if self treating and unsure.

  • Safe to user
  • Easy to use
  • Compatible with other Fungicides/Insecticides
  • Broad spectrum fungal and bacterial disease control
  • Systemic, Full Season Prevention
  • No Restrictions Between Treatment and Use
  • Long Shelf Life
  • Economically Priced
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • EPA Reg. 81853-1, PMRA Reg. # 29827 Pest Control Products Act

To see our Heads Up® brochure, click here.

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