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Pythium Blight Fungicide

Pythium aphanidermatum Fungicide

Description of Pythium Blight (Pythium aphanidermatum):
Pythium blight, also known as Cottony blight or Grease Spot, is a very destructive disease in turfgrass. It's particularly prone to show up if daytime temperatures exceed 82 degrees F and nighttime temperatures dip below 68 degrees F. The patches range from 0.4 to larger than 8 inches in diameter. The turf leaves feel greasy to the touch.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 2 fungicides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Pythium Blight.
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Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
10 - 14 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
Use preventatively. Begin applications before disease is present. During periods of prolonged favorable conditions, treat on the 10-day application interval. For use on newly seeded as well as established turf.