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Bermudagrass Decline Fungicide

Gaeumannomyces graminis Fungicide

Description of Bermudagrass Decline (Gaeumannomyces graminis):
Bermudagrass decline is often said to be the same as take-all patch, but they are very different. A complex combination of stressors cause bermudagrass decline, and take-all patch can be one of them. Bermudagrass decline is actually a result of fungus pressure, along with the combined pressure of high temperatures and humidity.

Essentially, it is not a disease; but fungicide applications are part of the solution.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 2 fungicides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Bermudagrass Decline.
Preventative
Curative
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Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
Summer
14 days
Label Rate:
2 - 4 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 8000 - 16000 square feet
at a cost of
$3.22 - $6.44 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply in mid-July or when disease symptoms first appear and repeat at 14 day intervals for suppression. Use higher rates under most severe disease expression. Water treatment into active root zone. Follow proper agronomic recommendations to maintain plant vigor.
Preventative
Curative
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Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
Early Spring / Fall
28 days
Label Rate:
3 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5000 square feet
at a cost of
$11.99 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Aids in control of bermudagrass decline when integrated with appropriate cultural practices such as raised mowing height, proper fertilization, and core aeration. Make 1 application in the spring following greenup and a second application in the fall when air temperatures remain above 80° F and humidity is 75% or higher.

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