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Fusarium Patch Fungicide

Microdochium nivale Fungicide

Common Name for: Pink Snow Mold
Description of Fusarium Patch (Microdochium nivale):
Pink snow mold, also known as fusarium patch, is caused by the fungus Microdochium nivale. Although it is called pink snow mold, it is not pink for very long. It is identified by small patches of yellow or brown grass, 12 inches in diameter or more, and having a white or pinkish cotton candy-like fungus on the edges of the dead patch.


Other common name: Microdochium Patch
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 5 fungicides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Fusarium Patch.
Preventative
Curative
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Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
2 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5000 square feet
at a cost of
$3.24 per 1,000 sqft
Preventative
Curative
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Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
Fall / Winter
Label Rate:
1.2 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 13333 square feet
at a cost of
$3.14 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply prior to snow cover.
Note: This rate is for residential turfgrass.
Preventative
Curative
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Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
Late Fall
10 - 28 days
Label Rate:
4 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 7500 square feet
at a cost of
$11.29 per 1,000 sqft
Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
14 - 21 days
Label Rate:
2 - 4 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 7500 - 15000 square feet
at a cost of
$5.64 - $11.29 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Use preventatively. Begin applications when conditions are favorable for disease infection, prior to disease symptom development.
Preventative
Curative
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Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
Early Spring / Fall
Label Rate:
2 - 4 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 8000 - 16000 square feet
at a cost of
$2.94 - $5.88 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply when conditions are favorable for disease development.
Preventative
Curative
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Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
14 days
Label Rate:
2 - 4 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 8000 - 16000 square feet
at a cost of
$3.31 - $6.62 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply when disease first appears and continue at 14 day intervals. Rotations and/or tank mix combinations with Cchlorothalonil, iprodione, or mancozeb (Protect™), can be utilized.
Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
Early Spring / Late Fall / Early Winter
Label Rate:
4 - 6 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5333 - 8000 square feet
at a cost of
$6.62 - $9.92 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply in late fall to early winter before turf has stopped all growth activity.A second application may be used in combination with chlorothalonil, PCNB, or thiram (Spotrete™) at recommended rates before snow cover or during spring thaw.