Cruiser 5FS Seed Treatment

Product Overview

Syngenta Cereals Crop

Cruiser® seed treatment insecticide offers growers immediate protection against early-season insects. Thiamethoxam, the active ingredient in Cruiser, improves plant stands and helps maximize yield potential. Delivered on-the-seed, Cruiser offers a convenient way to get crops off to a successful start.

Product Highlights

  • Proven to increase plant stands, uniformity and vigor, and improve yield potential
  • Helps optimize seeding rates by protecting every seed to ensure plant establishment
  • Provides excellent activity against a broad spectrum of insect pests
  • Reduces stress on young seedlings
  • Easy to use and conveniently delivered on the seed, eliminating the need for any additional handling

Download Supporting Cruiser 5FS Documents

Syngenta Seed Treatment Portfolio Brochure(PDF)
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Pest Alert(PDF)
Root Health Alert Newspaper(PDF)
Root Health Poster(PDF)
Wireworm Pest Alert(PDF)


Mar 27, 2014

Syngenta emphasizes planning ahead for spring wheat in the Pacific Northwest

As proven year after year, Syngenta reminds wheat growers that weather patterns in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) can be anything but predictable, and planning ahead is essential to helping the crop achieve a strong start. Read more »

Nov 19, 2013

New Syngenta online wheat resource offers one-stop destination for agronomic solutions

With wheat harvest in the rear-view mirror and the thought of threatening springtime pests approaching, planning for next year is in full swing. Read more »

Jul 29, 2013

Soilborne diseases can spell trouble for crops – so control them early

Lush and robust wheat fields start with durable, deep and disease-free roots. These roots absorb the all-important nutrients and moisture that produce healthy plants with strong yield potential, which is why growers should keep their wheat's root health top of mind when preparing for the season. Read more »

Apr 3, 2013

Spring wheat 2013: Best practices in the Pacific Northwest

Although a relatively small percentage of the region's cereals market share, spring wheat is still a key crop in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) - particularly for growers who are in a three-year rotation. "It offers a good rotational value with the winter cereals, offering opportunities for weed control that wouldn't come through a wheat fallow rotation," said Richard Smiley, professor of plant pathology at Oregon State University. Read more »

Feb 20, 2013

Fighting the Battle Against Wireworms

After a challenging and drought-plagued 2012, cereal growers are eager to get back out in the fields for spring planting. Achieving a strong, healthy stand is top of mind for many growers as they finalize their plans for this year's spring wheat crop. The first step in accomplishing this is to arm seeds with protection against yield-robbing pests, such as wireworms, that can inhibit healthy stand establishment.Read more »