Red Thread Fungicide

Laetisaria fuciformis Fungicide

Description of Red Thread (Laetisaria fuciformis):
Red thread is a disease that leaves the lawn having reddish or pink fibers on dying patches of grass. It's more aggressive on cool-season grasses including red fescue, perennial ryegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, and creeping bentgrass. It does not affect the roots or the crown of the plant, so it is relatively harmless as far as turf diseases go.

Control Options for Red Thread

Legend:
Control
Suppression
No Control
Preventative
Curative
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Broadcast 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
$3.75 - $7.50 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 (Protectâ„¢), can be utilized.
Preventative
Curative
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Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
14 - 21 days
Label Rate:
1.2 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 13333 square feet
at a cost of
$3.02 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply when conditions are favorable for disease development.
Note: This rate is for residential turfgrass.
Preventative
Curative
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Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
Fall
14 - 28 days
Label Rate:
2 - 4 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 7500 - 15000 square feet
at a cost of
$5.88 - $11.75 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply when conditions are favorable for disease development.
Preventative
Curative
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Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
14 - 21 days
Label Rate:
2 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 16000 square feet
at a cost of
$2.14 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply when conditions are favorable for disease development.
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
$3.80 per 1,000 sqft
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