Emesto® Prime

Penflufen 240 FS
Emesto prime potato seed treatment

Emesto prime is a novel fungicide that supports potato farmers with seed treatment. It is active against number of seed and soil borne pathogens.


Penflufen is a new pyrazole carboxamide fungicide that works through inhibition of succinate dehydrogenase (SDHI fungicide). Penflufen evenly distributes all over the tuber and in the soil around the tubers where it protects young sprouts and growing daughter tubers. It is a systemic xylem mobile fungicide and is formulated as a flowable concentrate for seed treatment.

Fungicide Resistance Action Committee (FRAC) Classification No. 7


    • Excellent protection against potato black scurf
    • Potato seeds germinate and emerge quickly out of the soil minimizing the time for black scurf to attack the emerging plant beneath the soil.
    • Formation of stronger plants with higher vitality gives enhanced crop establishment leading to more marketable yield.
    • Outstanding disease control results in perfect skin finish and optimum size & shape of potatoes of better quality.


  • Always use gloves while handling the treatment and treated seeds.

Crop Common Name of Disease
Black Scruf (Rhizoctonia solani)

Pack sizes:  100 ml, 250 ml, 1 L


Before application :
  • Read the label and leaflet for dose rates and procedure of treatment.
  • Ensure adequate personal protective equipment
  • Seed treatment equipment must be regularly checked and calibrated to ensure accurate and safe application

After application :
  • Treated seed should be dried before bagging
  • Treated seed should be suitable labeled mentioning the dose and date of treatment.
  • Treated seed should be transported in a responsible way, so that the seed is not spilled.
  • Plant Protection Equipment must be cleaned separately.


The information provided on this website is for reference only. Always refer to the product labels and accompanying leaflet for complete details and directions for use.

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