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Red Thread / Pink Patch (Laetisaria fuciformis and Limonomyces roseipellis)

Category: Turf Diseases

Poorly defined patches of bleached grass. Now thought to be a ‘complex’ involving two species; L. fuciformis - produces red needles attached to leaf; L. roseipellis - produces pink mycelium in morning dew. Common on swards of low fertility, especially late summer and autumn, Fescues and Ryegrass particularly susceptible. PRODUCTS:
Chipco® Green Contact Turf Fungicide
Dedicate® New contact and systemic turf fungicide
Interface® Unique StressGard™ formulation technology, Contact and mesostemic turf fungicide, Unsurpassed control against 6 key turf diseases, Can be used all year round
Scorpio® Controls broad spectrum of turf diseases


[ last update: Thursday, February 21, 2013 ]