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Leaf Smuts Fungicide

Basidiomycota Fungicide

Description of Leaf Smuts (Basidiomycota):
A fungus that mostly attacks the stems of plants. In flowering plants, it can infect the tips of the stamen in the flower. Dark colored spots swell and can explode scattering large amounts of sooty black spores. This fungus is spread by water splashing from the infected plant to one nearby or from the soil onto a plant.  Produces a mass of black, powdery spores that accumulate in sootlike masses, which are formed within blisters in seeds, leaves, stems, flowers parts, and bulbs.  
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following fungicide, applied at the listed application rates, will control Leaf Smuts.
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Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
14 days
Label Rate:
1.2 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 13333 square feet
at a cost of
$3.00 per 1,000 sqft
Apply in the fall after turfgrass enters dormancy and/or in the spring prior to the initiation of growth.
Note: This rate is for residential turfgrass.

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