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.
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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