Brown Patch – Efficacy of Fungicides

Q: Has there ever been any research to determine which fungicide does the BEST at controlling brown patch in fescue?

A: Sure – but much of it has been done with professional-type products.

See Control of Brown Patch with Monthly Fungicide Applications

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Efficacy of Brown Patch Controls

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Brown Patch Control

Look at the label on the product you’re considering buying to see if it contains one of the chemicals mentioned in the products tested.

Heritage = asoxystrobin

Compass = trifoxystrobin

Insignia = pyraclostrobin

Banner Maxx = propiconazole

Bayleton = triadimefon

Eagle – myclobutanil

ProStar = flutolanil

SysStar = flutolanil + thiophanate-methyl

3336 = thiophanate-methyl

ConSyst = chlorothalonil

Lynx Turf = tebuconazole


IMPORTANT: Note the numbers beside each fungicide name. These indicate the percentage of active ingredient. Homeowner products may not contain the same percentage.

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